Fibromyalgia is a condition involving trigger points, chronic pain, tender points and sleep disturbances and affects millions of people each year. Although there are many different studies suggesting what actually causes Fibromyalgia, those that suffer from it deal with a constant, chronic state of pain and fatigue.
Studies actually suggest that of all therapies, massage is one of the most beneficial in treating Fibromyalgia. During a massage session, the central nervous system enhances the production of certain pain blockers such as endorphins, serotonin and norepinephrine. Because of this the pain caused by Fibromyalgia actually gets reduced.
It’s incredibly important for the therapist and client to work together in finding a level of pressure that is both relaxing and pain free. Because people that suffer from Fibromyalgia have many areas in the body that are very tender, the importance of a working with an experience massage therapist is incredibly important. Return to Massages are for..