Myotherapy is a method of relieving muscle pain and spasms and improving overall circulation through applied pressure to trigger points. Pressure is applied using fingers, knuckles, and elbows. Those who practice myotherapy are called myotherapists.
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Salaries for this occupation vary depending on the work setting. A typical myotherapist might see four to seven patients per day. The average patient, depending on the type of pain, needs about four to eight visits, with each treatment costing an average of $75. On the high end, a patient may spend up to $600 to finish pain treatment. Of course, some myotherapists opt to schedule more patients ...
Massage therapists, including myotherapists, work in clean, comfortable settings. It is important to maintain a hygienic working area. This involves changing sheets on the massage table after each client, as well as cleaning and sterilizing any implements used, and washing hands frequently. Myotherapists use massage tables and a variety of tools to manipulate muscles. Their offices have adequat...
Employment for the related occupation of massage therapist is projected to grow by 22 percent through 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. This suggests demand for myotherapists will also increase. Demand will be especially strong because more people are living longer, and the aging population will seek ways to reduce pain and improv...