"�THE KEYS TO INCREASING MYOTHERAPY AWARENESS IN THE MEDICAL "
“INCREASING MYOTHERAPY AWARENESS IN THE MEDICAL INDUSTRY” Jason Bone Jason Bone Qualifications: • Myotherapist • Adv. Dip. App. Sci. (RMIT) 1991 • Myofascial Release I, II, III, IV and V • Osseous Integration • Cranio-Sacral Therapy Current work: • Myotherapist – Ashburton Pool & Recreation Centre • Director - MMT OVERVIEW • MMT’s intention / purpose of MMT • Why home based? • Promoting MMT • Handling referrals • Opportunities for myotherapists • Conclusion MMT’s INTENTION • Provide myotherapy at home • Educate doctors about myotherapy • Heighten awareness in medical community • Handle referrals • Provide work for myotherapists WHY HOME BASED? • Ageing population • Convenient for patient • No expensive room lease PROMOTING MMT • Promoting myotherapy • Conversation with doctors • Target conditions • Provide research • Building relationships HANDLING REFERRALS • Knowing our patient • Identifying patient needs / requirements • Finding the right therapist OPPORTUNITIES FOR MYOTHERAPISTS • What is your “niche”? • What MMT will provide – Safety and security – Variety of patients – Marketing / promotion – Renumeration OPPORTUNITIES FOR MYOTHERAPISTS cont…. • What does MMT need from you? – Full qualification – Insurance / registration – Police check – Provider numbers – Portable massage table – Equipment – PSI considerations CONCLUSION • Does your GP know you exist? • Do your patient’s GP’s know you exist? • Have you liaised with GP’s i.e. patients history or progress, referrals • Where are you getting your referrals from now? • How are you getting your referrals i.e. word of mouth? CONCLUSION cont…. • Most likely your patients have told their doctor of their treatment success and you don’t know about it. • When speaking with doctors… we know more about our industry than anyone else…. how confident are you to sell yourself? • If you were anything like me at the start of my career….are you very reluctant to speak?! Jason Bone Contact details: m: 0448 894 216 e: firstname.lastname@example.org