We provide optimal care and management for muscle dysfunction. Specialising in manual therapy we are able to diagnose clients and treat their musculoskeletal conditions.


Myotherapy is the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of many forms of muscle pain and related soft tissue injuries and conditions.

Myotherapy is a highly-effective, holistic approach to rehabilitation and pain management.

Acute sporting or occupational injuries and postural conditions are common complaints that benefit from Myotherapy care. It can also be used for pain management of chronic musculoskeletal and neuromuscular disorders, in addition to pain associated with muscular overuse, misuse or disuse, as well as helping to prevent injury.

The highly trained and educated Myotherapy practitioners use hands-on therapy to treat a wide range of muscular pain including:

  • Lower Back Pain
  • Neck & Shoulder Pain
  • Hip & Sciatic Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches & Migraines
  • Arthritic and Joint pain
  • Pre and post natal pain
  • Restricted Movement and Inflexibility
  • Injuries relating to sporting activity


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Great people who know their stuff. I couldn’t do without Kate.
- Peter

Fantastic place to go to get all of your muscle problems sorted. Highly recommended.
- Jeremy


  • Client Education & Advice

  • Deep Tissue Manipulaiton

  • Dry Needling

  • Cupping

  • Structural & Functional Taping

  • Exercise Prescription

  • Home Management Plan

  • Pregnancy Myotherapy

How does a Myotherapist work?

Our therapists use a combination of treatment tools and client education to achieve the best outcomes for our clients.

Some of which include:

  • Deep tissue manipulative techniques
  • Myofascial Dry needling
  • Cupping
  • Myofascial stretching
  • Functional taping
  • Thermal therapy
  • Therapeutic, prescriptive and corrective exercises
  • Nutritional education

One of the keys to effective treatment is the assessment skill of the practitioner. Using a combination of tactile skill, anatomical knowledge and clinical understanding, our therapists can identify abnormalities in muscular and connective tissues. This knowledge helps determine the therapeutic techniques to be used within each treatment.

The appropriate use of education strategies is crutial to engage patients in the recovery process, and assist in the prevention of future injuries.

Exceptional patient management and principles are an important aspect of working as a practitioner within the Ballarat Myotherapy Clinic team.

What to expect from our services before, during and after your consultation?



Initial Consultation



30 Minutes



45 Minutes



60 Minutes


After-work hours and weekend appointments are available

Please note: We require 48 hours notice for cancellations and changes to appointments. Fees are updated annually on July 1st every year.


Arielle Maddern

Arielle Maddern

Clinical Myotherapist

Arielle has always enjoyed working and collaborating with people and made the move to Myotherapy to better help her community take an active role in their health.
Arielle has in-depth knowledge regarding assessments and benefits of different treatment techniques and believes that client-centred care, addressing the cause of the pain, is the best way to treat the symptoms. She is passionate about pain reduction techniques and assisting her patients to reach their goals and get the most out of life.

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Outside of the clinic, you can find Arielle enjoying outdoor adventures, baking up a storm, and reading whatever books she can get her hands on.

Monique Lander

Monique Lander

Clinical Myotherapist

With a healing touch that spans eight transformative years at our clinic, Monique has become an integral part of our holistic healthcare family. Her journey began as a passionate myotherapist, and over the years, she has evolved into a dedicated wellness advocate, combining her expertise in both myotherapy and nutritional medicine to guide individuals towards optimal health.

Monique’s insatiable love for learning propels her to stay at the forefront of her field. From the latest advancements in myotherapy techniques to cutting-edge nutritional insights, she continuously expands her knowledge to empower her clients with the most effective and holistic healing methods available.

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Monique’s greatest aspiration is to share the profound wisdom of the human body’s innate healing abilities. As a nurturing guide on your wellness journey, she takes pride in helping you discover the incredible potential within yourself to heal and thrive. With each session, Monique gently facilitates the restoration of balance, promoting wellness not only in the physical realm but also within the mind and spirit.

Equipped with a Bachelor’s degree in Nutritional Medicine in addition to her myotherapy qualification, Monique offers a unique blend of therapeutic modalities. Her comprehensive understanding of both musculoskeletal and nutritional aspects empowers her to address your well-being from a holistic perspective. Whether it’s relieving muscular tension, alleviating pain, or enhancing your nutritional choices, Monique’s holistic approach ensures a personalized and integrated healing experience.

Monique doesn’t just view her work as a profession; it’s her purpose. She revels in witnessing the positive transformations her clients undergo, both physically and emotionally, as they embark on their healing journeys. With empathy and dedication, Monique walks alongside you, providing unwavering support and expert guidance as you navigate the path towards vibrant health and wellness.

Renee Franklin

Renee Franklin

Clinical Myotherapist

Renee has worked as Myotherapist for 4 years and as a Remedial Therapist prior to that in various clinics across QLD and the Pilbara, WA. She loves working with clients to relieve their aches and pains and re-introduce all the movement our bodies are meant to do everyday. She especially enjoys working with chronic myofascial restriction, old injuries that continue to niggle and help clients to alleviate the stiffness that many of our sedentary jobs lead us to get ‘stuck’ in. She employs a range of hands on techniques and teaches easy to follow exercise activities that can be done anywhere, anytime!

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Managing stress in the body, keeping active enough to play with the kids on the ground or go a full day at work without feeling like you’re going to collapse are often goals Renee works with clients to achieve. Renee’s main motivation to move down to Victoria from QLD was the gorgeous countryside Ballarat sits among, with camping, hiking and kayaking her favourite activities to do when the time (and weather) permits. When she’s not in clinic she’ll be out exploring everything the Grampians have to offer!

Genevieve Quan

Genevieve Quan

Myotherapist - Daylesford

Coming from a background of nearly 15 years in the health and fitness profession. Genevieve’s interest in personal wellbeing comes from many years of working in the industry, playing and competing in sports, exercise and managing pain and injuries.

Genevieve’s philosophy on life is to have a fantastic quality of life with lots of fun and adventure and to build upon the experiences to become the best version of you.


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After qualifying as a personal trainer back in 2006, G felt like she needed and wanted to give more to her clients and decided to take a course in remedial massage therapy. G is currently studying myotherapy and will complete it this year. 

Before joining Ballarat Myotherapy & Exercise Physiology, G worked full time in sales for the last 14 years in the health and wellness industry whilst treating and training people in her spare time. Her biggest drawcard to finally crossover into the field of allied health full time is due to her own personal injuries and pains. G’s greatest passion is to help educate and show people how they can take back control of their life when it comes to chronic pain. 

In her downtime you will find G enjoying the great outdoors, swinging kettlebells, renovating the house, and training to master her next goal in strength and fitness. Her current goal to complete 10 wall handstand push-ups.

Jayde Birse

Jayde Birse

Clinic Coordinator

Jayde is a born and bred Ballarat local and found Ballarat Myotherapy through VET placement, which she Duxed.

Jayde loves spending time with her family and taking her three golden retrievers on a walk.

Sam Balson

Sam Balson

Clinical Myotherapist

Sam is passionate about helping people achieve their activity, movement and pain relief goals.

Sam is interested in a wide variety of acute and chronic conditions from sporting injuries to those with pain ongoing for a long time. On top of being naturally biased towards treating performers due to being a former professional ballet dancer – neurology, hip pain and shoulder pain are of particular interest.

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Before joining the Ballarat Myotherapy, Sam worked with the Australian Ballet and professional music theatre companies, as well as sporting teams such as the Richmond AFL team and the Melbourne Victory (A-League). His passion for rehabilitation derives from his own injury experience and finds musculoskeletal medicine a fascinating field.

Sam enjoys working with all people to help them achieve their activity and pain relief goals.

For a comprehensive range of health services in Ballarat, including Myotherapy, Podiatry, Psycology, Dietitians and Exercise Physiology, visit our sister site, Modern Medicine, at https://www.modernmedicine.com.au/. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing the highest quality care to help you feel and be your best.

For our sister myotherapy clinic in Daylesford, visit www.daylesfordmyotherapy.au for quality myotherapy in Daylesford.

For myotherapy services in Horsham, visit https://horshammyotherapy.com.au/.

A massive thanks for all that you’ve helped me with. Such a friendly and happy team that I’ve enjoyed working with. 


After only 4 visits I have made so much progress. Thank you Arielle for all you are doing for me.

– Jenny

I would be lost without the care and knowledge the team have about the human body.

– Neil


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423 Ascot Street South
Ballarat VIC 3350
Phone 03 5331 4221

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Ballarat Myotherapy Clinic is committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines our ongoing obligations to you in respect of how we manage your Personal Information.

We have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The NPPs govern the way in which we collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your Personal Information.

A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.aoic.gov.au

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