At Mobilise, we have experienced and knowledgable Myotherapists who can assess and treat the musculoskeletal causes of chronic migraine and headaches through safe, hands-on treatments.
Migraines and Headaches
Migraines and headaches are one of the most common chronic pain conditions suffered in Australia. The causes for migraine and headache can be varied and complex, and frequently involve the cervical spine and surrounding musculature. There are many parts of the neck that can cause pain referral into the head, including nerves, joints and muscles – and identifying which of these structures are affected and why is what Myotherapists use to create the most effective treatment for your particular circumstances.
Myotherapy is an effective form of treatment for migraine and headaches, through the use of massage techniques, joint mobilisation techniques, gentle facilitated stretching, and other techniques such as trigger point therapy and dry needling. Our Bachelor degree qualified therapists are expertly trained assess the causes behind your migraine/headache, and develop a management plan for you. This plan can include treatments, and home rehabilitation, ergonomic or activity modification, and exercise and postural advice. Our aim is to stop your headaches once and for all, so you can be pain free every day!
Don’t suffer the pain and debilitation of migraine or chronic headaches any longer.
How can Myotherapy and Massage help with the treatment of Migraines and Headcahe?
Our therapists aim to treat the pain associated with headaches and migraines through:
- Isolating the musculoskeletal causes and contributors to the headache, through a thorough orthopaedic and ergonomic assessment.
- Use techniques such as massage, trigger point therapy, joint and neural mobilisations and other advanced hands-on treatments to address the pain.
- Look at contributing factors such as poor posture, muscle imbalances, previous injury, medical history, lifestyle and activity levels; and create a home rehabilitation program for you to manage the issue.
- Look at your prognosis and create a treatment plan to ensure you get the best out of a Myotherapy course of treatment.
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Massage and Myotherapy can be a highly effective method of treatment for sufferers of chronic headaches or migraines. If you suffer from either of these conditions and your regular treatment is not working, it may be a good idea to get in touch with our staff to give myotherapy a try.
What is Myotherapy?
Myotherapy is a physical medicine that concentrates on the assessment, treatment and management of musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. To qualify as a Clinical Myotherapist in Australia, our practitioners have completed a Bachelor Degree in either Musculoskeletal Therapy or Myotherapy.
Myotherapy involves an in-depth physical assessment, using postural evaluations, orthopaedic and neurological testing, and movement/biomechanical investigations. Our aim is to determine the causes of your pain so we can treat it correctly and effectively.
All our Myotherapy treatments and therapists are covered for Health Insurance rebates, and our clinic offers instant rebates through our HiCaps system.
Our therapists are also trained and experienced in treating diagnosed musculoskeletal / neurological conditions such as Osteo-Arthritis, Disc Bulges, Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Tendinopathy, Overuse Injuries and many other conditions.