Industry Experience

With 20 years of industry experience, you can rest assured Advanced Myotherapy will offer a professional and efficient service.

Award Winning

Since 2013, we have won the service award for every year, so you can have peace of mind knowing we will deliver exceptional services.

Retention Rate

We pride ourselves on our strong retention rate. We are always going the extra mile to ensure our clients are satisfied with our services.

Family Owned

We are a family-owned and operated business with qualified myotherapists who will ensure you live pain-free.

Highly Experienced Myotherapists

With a 20 year history, Advanced Myotherapy is an award winning business with clinics in Carlton, Northcote & Yea. Our clinic is renowned for successfully treating complex and severe musculo-skeletal pain 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.

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. 

    Matthew Cleary

    Matthew Cleary


    Matthew Cleary has 20 years experience and is the co-author of "Self Care Medicine" and "Moving Beyond Pain".

    Matthew is a Mentor to Myotherapists and Consultant who has a passion for industry excellence.

    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 and professional development at Advanced Myotherapy.

    Matthew has been interviewed for his career success by NMIT in both 2002 & 2014 and has achieved 6 service awards since establishing Advanced Myotherapy.

    Jamil Malikyar

    Jamil Malikyar

    Myotherapist & Remedial Massage Therapist

    With an Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy, Jamil has 6 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

    "I’ve had recurring injuries that couldn’t be fixed from previous doctors, physios, you name it! But, advanced myotherapy and specifically my myotherapist (jamil) solved all these issues... and I couldn’t be happier. I really enjoy the intriguing aspects of cupping and acupuncture. I really recommend this to people who can’t resolve their physical injuries/issues. Thank you!! 5/5" - Oliver Kmita

    "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

    "I came to Advanced Myotherapy for a sore back and absolutely loved my treatment! Jamil was so professional and did a fantastic job. It was my best Myotherapy experience I’ve ever had. I instantly felt better. Thank you!" Gloria

    Book Jamil

    Carlton Clinic

    Chantal Cavanagh

    Chantal Cavanagh

    Myotherapist & Remedial Massage Therapist & Reiki Practitioner

    Chantal is a fully qualified Remedial Massage therapist and has been a Myotherapist as well since 2015.

    She also studied Naturopathy for 4 years and has in-depth knowledge and a keen interest in nutrition as medicine.

    As a Reiki practitioner, her style of massage is very intuitive as she strongly believes in the connection between the physical and emotional body and how dis-ease can manifest.

    Chantal gains satisfaction from making a positive difference in the well-being of others.

    Book Chantal

    Carlton Clinic

    Elizabeth Romanin

    Elizabeth Romanin

    Myotherapist & Remedial Massage Therapist

    With 10 years industry experience, 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

    Book Liz

    Carlton Clinic

    Craig D’Costa

    Craig D’Costa

    Myotherapist, Remedial Massage Therapist & Martial Arts Instructor

    Craig is a not only a Degree qualified Myotherapist but he’s also a Remedial/ Sports Massage Therapist (since 2014)
    Head Sports Trainer/ Therapist for, North Sunshine Eagles FC and Martial Art’s/ Tae Kwon Do Instructor since 2011

    Book Craig

    Northcote Clinic

    David Toshack

    David Toshack

    Remedial Massage & Myotherapist - Yoga Instructor - Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant

    With 6 Years experience, 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 have struggled with this pain for years and seen many different professionals Chiropractor, Physio, osteopathy and doctors not one of them had the knowledge to figure out what was causing my pain or cure it properly.

    I had the best treatment in my life yesterday, not only physically but mentally better now."

    - Daniel Brett

    "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

    "I came for chronic back pain and had a session with David and he was very professional and gave me helpful advice to look after my back." -Leo Palacio

    Book David

    Carlton or Northcote Clinic

    Kate MacInerney

    Kate MacInerney


    Kate has always held an interest in health and well-being. After completing a Bachelor’s degree in Human movement in 2009, she discovered a passion for hands on musculoskeletal work and pain management through her experience as an EDFL sports trainer.

    She then went on to complete an advanced diploma in myotherapy at the Australian college of sports therapy in 2013, and has since had the opportunity to work with many professional sporting clubs such as the Melbourne storm Youth team, Melbourne victory and the Wellington hurricanes.

    This was where she gained valuable experience helping to manage and prevent sports injuries at an elite level.

    Since the birth of her first child however, Kate’s interest in women’s pre and postnatal health has flourished. She works a lot with myofascial release and joint mobilisations, as well as dry needling and exercise prescription.


    "Kate is friendly yet very professional. I finally feel after 6 months I’m on the road to recovery. I walked out actually feeling good. I’m definitely returning." Annabelle Tanzmann

    "I am a Bowen therapist but find it hard to get a good treatment when I’m in need. I booked in to see Kate yesterday and I’m very impressed she is such a professional as well as very kind and caring,I felt thoroughly nurtured and safe. Kate will be the one I see on a regular basis ...thank you Kate x" Wendy Collind

    Book Kate

    Yea Clinic

    Phone: (03) 9347 5764


    Leah Jade

    Leah Jade

    Holistic Therapist & Author

    Leah Jade is the Author of a number of books including The Sacred Psychology of Healing, Self Care Medicine, Heal Yourself and Moving Beyond Pain, as well as co-author of The Book of Inspiration for Women by Women.

    With a number of Natural therapy modalities she uses, Leah has a Diploma of Holistic Counselling and qualifications including Reflexology, Flower Essence therapy, Reiki and Ear Candling as well as Massage, dedicating her life to the healing arts.

    Leah has also been consulting in Traditional (Flying Star) Feng Shui and Chinese & Western Astrology since 2003, having completed training and qualifications with leading Masters in the field, here and in Asia with Grand Master Raymond Lo.

    She also has qualifications in Mental health and Drug Counselling and spent a number of years working in the Youth Rehabilitation sector.

    These days Leah manages the clinic from behind the scenes while a full time mother of 2 healthy home born & homeschooled children.

    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

    In The Media


    • 30 min $75

      Package Price $56.25

    • 45 min $95

      Package Price $71.25

    • 60 min $125

      Package Price $93.75

    • Maintenance Package

      Buy Any 3 Get 1 Free

    • $25 Off Initial 60 min

      Remedial Massage Booked Online

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