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Myotherapy is a form of physical therapy, it is the comprehensive assessment, treatment and management of musculoskeletal disorders and conditions that result from improper posture, poor biomechanics and injury.


A physical evaluation and an integrated therapeutic approach is used to assess and treat affected muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, nerves, and connective tissue using mostly hands on techniques in the treatment of acute or chronic conditions. Myotherapists detect and treat the CAUSE of your pain and disfunction, which in most cases refers symptoms to other areas of the body.


Assessment/Testing includes the following:

  • Thorough patient history

  • Postural assessment

  • Range of motion testing

  • Clinical orthopedic tests

  • Palpation of muscles, joints and ligaments

What is Myotherapy?

Myotherapists have undergone extensive training to find and locate the CAUSE of your pain, by correcting the CAUSE, symptoms are reduced and recurrences are prevented.


Some conditions treated by Myotherapy:

  • Neck Pain & Headaches

  • TMJ                                                              

  • Shoulder Pain & Rotator Cuff Injury

  • Lower Back Pain

  • Joint pain

  • Hip Pain

  • Knee Pain

  • Disc Bulge

  • Muscle Strains

  • Tennis Elbow/Golfers Elbow

  • Tendinitis

  • RSI

  • Muscle Tension

  • Myofascial Trigger Points

  • Acute/Chronic Pain

  • Shin Splints

  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome

  • Plantar Fasciitis

  • Muscle Spasms

  • Frozen Shoulder

  • Poor Posture

  • Improper Muscle Activation/Weakness

How can Myotherapy help you?

Some of the Techniques involved in Drake Myotherapy treatments are:

  • Yumeiho Therapy Spinal/Joint Adjustments

  • Hatchards Way Manipulative Muscle Therapy (realignment of muscles/tendons/ligaments)

  • Lester Cox Technique

  • Deep Tissue/ Soft Tissue Massage (manipulation)

  • Myofascial Release

  • Joint Mobilization

  • Dry Needling

  • Trigger Point Release

  • Muscle Energy Techniques (MET)

  • Passive stretching

  • TENS Machine

  • Corrective Exercise prescription

  • Corrective stretches

  • Postural advice and Education

What's involved in treatment?

Advanced Dip. Myotherapy, Dip. Remedial Massage

Dip. Yumeiho Therapy

Member of AAMT


Alex Drake