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.

Quick Facts
Duties Apply pressure to patients' trigger points to relieve pain, improve circulation, and alleviate muscle spasms
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities exist in all regions
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
  • Some Postsecondary Training
Related School Subjects
  • Biology
  • Health
  • Mathematics
Experience Clinical training
  • Coaching/Physical Training
  • Interpersonal
  • Mechanical/Manual Dexterity
Personality Traits
  • Hands On
  • Helpful
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification Required
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Self-Employed or Myotherapy Instructor
  • Myotherapist
  • Massage Therapist or Myotherapy Assistant

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