Fibromyalgia is a medical condition characterized by chronic, widespread pain in the connective tissue of the neck, shoulders, back, trunk and thighs. It may also involve fatigue, insomnia, headaches, depression and joint stiffness.
No known remedy exists for fibromyalgia. The use of massage may increase the production of endorphins or pain blockers. It also improves blood circulation for quicker tissue repair. Overall range of motion and flexibility increases as well. Massage has also been known to promote sleep and overall wellness.
In order to obtain a successful outcome with FMS, the massage technique used must match the immediate needs and preferences of your client
While massage are effective at managing or temporarily alleviating symptoms, it is always wise to consult a physician, pharmacist or nurse practitioner for prescribed treatment options.
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