Myotherapy & Remedial Massage

Advanced Myotherapy is an award winning clinic known for successfully treating difficult, complicated and severe musculo-skeletal health conditions.

Recipients of multiple Service Awards,  we offer effective recovery solutions for acute and chronic muscle pain.

Our team of qualified and experienced Myotherapists and Remedial Massage Therapists have helped many people overcome seemingly incurable conditions to go on to live their life the way that they want to.

As co-authors of the book “Self Care Medicine – A Guide to Living Well” and their new book, Moving Beyond Pain, they combine decades of shared experience, with a highly skilled team, to promote pain free living and posture correction.

Treating elite and professional athletes as well as a wide range of injuries daily, we have a strong focus on corrective care education.

Our passion is facilitating injury recovery beyond medical expectation and prognosis. 

    Among our clients

    Athletes . High Performers . Premiership Players

    • Premiership teams including:
    • The Melbourne Mustangs Ice Hockey team
    • The Melbourne Ice Hockey team through their 3-peat championship
    • The Brisbane Lions AFL football team, during their 3-peat premiership
    • Premier Soccer League team the Oakley Cannons &
    • Melbourne Rebels Rugby team
    • The South African Rugby Union League
    • Professional Cricket players & Boxers
    • Power lifters & National Body building competitors
    • Martial artists
    • Marathon competitors
    • Circus performers & Gymnasts
    • Health Industry Executives, Surgeons & Entrepreneurs
    • AFL Champions
    Matthew Cleary

    Matthew Cleary

    Author & Founding Director

    Matthew Cleary has 18 + years experience and is the co-author of "Self Care Medicine" and "Moving Beyond Pain".

    Matthew is now a Myotherapist Mentor and Consultant who has a passion for industry excellence.

    Establishing Advanced Myotherapy in 2008, through word of mouth referrals alone, without ever advertising, Matthew’s client base grew to the point where he recruited a team at Advanced Myotherapy.

    Matthew is part of the historical AFL success of the Brisbane Lions, working with them through achieving 4 consecutive Grand Finals, with 3-peat premierships from 2001.

    He has been a highly sought after therapist since working with the team for ten years.. Offered his own full time clinic with the Brisbane Lions at the GABBA, Matthew chose to stay in Melbourne, opening Advanced Myotherapy.

    As an industry leader, Matthew has been consulted by many fellow health professionals in clinical practice and skills development, and provides ongoing support, training and professional development at Advanced Myotherapy.

    Matthew has been interviewed for his career success by NMIT in both 2002 & 2014 and has achieved 3 service awards since establishing Advanced Myotherapy.

    David Toshack

    David Toshack

    Remedial Massage & Myotherapist - Yoga Instructor - Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant

    David offers personal experience in recovering from debilitating pain conditions using the very modalities he now incorporates as a therapist.

    Inspired by the transformation both he and his clients have been able to make in moving beyond pain, David has built a fantastic reputation among his clients since making a dramatic lifestyle and career change from being a software engineer a number of years ago.

    Diagnosed with scoliosis and fibromyalgia himself, David offers personal insight into what it takes to manage pain and realign the body naturally. Previously a Basketball player, David also understands athletic injuries and recovery principles well. His experience as an athlete himself lends itself well to Advanced Myotherapy’s sporting injury recovery clients.

    Completing Myotherapy studies in 2016, David now offers another modality, in addition to Remedial Massage, Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consulting & Yoga teaching.


    "I‘m 23 weeks pregnant and was suffering from awful pelvic girdle pain. I went to see David Toshack who changed my whole pregnancy experience, and made me enjoy it instead of seeing it in a constant light of pain and anxiety. I see him weekly and could not recommend this place more! It’s so nice experiencing this journey with kind staff who genuinely care about your experience." - Mattia Hunter

    Robert Love

    Robert Love

    Remedial Massage Therapist

    Robert has played ice hockey for the last 15 years at a high levels and now referee in the Australian national league here and overseas.

    Robert spent countless hours on phyo, osteo and chiropractors tables getting injures fixed. Myotherapy by far made the biggest difference for him and allowed him to keep doing what he does for longer and stronger.

    After all this time he decided that was what he wanted to do. Help people the way he had been helped and give people the ability to live without pain and go back to doing what they love to do with their life.

    Robert has completed:
    Diploma of remedial massage
    Certificate III in fitness
    Currently studying:
    Advanced diploma of myotherapy

    Jamil Malikyar

    Jamil Malikyar

    Myotherapist & Remedial Massage Therapist

    With an Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy, Jamil has 3 years experience in the field and prides himself on his drive and passion. Jamil is is a dedicated full time member of the Advanced Myotherapy team.

    In his spare time, Jamil’s passion is playing soccer and walking his dogs.


    "I went in and I was struggling to walk and bend over from a major sore back. An hour session later with Jamil and I walked out feeling amazing. 24 hours later I was back playing squash and most of the pain had gone. A second session a week later and I made a full recovery . The treatment by Jamil was very professional . He explained himself and ensured I was very comfortable. Thanks Jamil . Your a star." - Nazih Dib

    "Jamil provides with excellent treatment. After the appointment my neck and shoulders do not trouble me anymore. He also gives you exercise and tips that I can do at home. I highly recommend Jamil and advanced myotherapy!" - Mi Kyung Jun

    "Jamil the practitioner I saw is not only a terrific, friendly guy, but is also very knowledgeable. He knew exactly what to target during our session and I came out feeling a million dollars. I can’t recommend Advanced Myotherapy enough!!" - Jack Long

    Elizabeth Romanin

    Elizabeth Romanin

    Myotherapist & Remedial Massage Therapist

    Liz has both a Diploma of Remedial Massage (2010) & an Adv. Dip of Myotherapy (2015).

    She has treated elite athletes such as Melbourne City FC, Melbourne United, Australian Institute of ballet and other athletes in which she has gained great experience from.

    She enjoys treating soft tissue musculoskeletal injuries, using Trigger point therapy, Dry needling and Muscle energy techniques.

    Liz’s focus lies in educating clients in maintaining wellbeing and alleviating pain


    "Thanks for the best massages I had in a long time, Liz. You are amazing! It seems you are always able to find the most painful spots. But I feel so much better afterwards." - Cornelia Kowoll

    "Had a problem with my right shoulder movement, after just two sessions with Lizzy, I was able to resume my normal workout routine with absolutely no pain. From the sessions to the exercises for me to perform post session, service was fantastic." - Michele D’Alessandro

    "Being a landscaper I’ve had lower back troubles over the years. After seeing Liz, she has been able to pinpoint the problem straight away and resolve the issue for me. Service and professionalism of the clinic is second to none, wouldn’t go anywhere else." - James Reeve

    "My favourite place to come to get a little tortured! I always feel 150% better after coming in to see Liz and the team. The location and parking are a breeze, the staff are always so friendly and eager to help (booked me in for an appointment 10 mins later when I hurt my back), and the space is relaxing and calm (so nice and toasty in the winter). As an added bonus, they have a nifty follow up system where they send you exercises to do to help when you‘re at home. Super handy! I am genuinely so happy I found them and can’t wait to keep going back :)" - Tofu Studio

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