Sunday, May 1, 2016
Fibromyalgia: How Massage Therapy Classes Can Help Those Afflicted
More than 3 million Americans have Fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition with no known cure. Fibromyalgia is defined by body-wide pain and sensitivity to touch. It is also known as Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) because other symptoms are not uncommon. Women are far more likely to experience Fibromyalgia. Overall, Fibromyalgia is a complex disorder that can be managed, but not cured. Let’s take a look at how taking massage classes can help Fibromyalgia patients. As with all diseases, the first step is to cultivate strong understanding of Fibromyalgia through massage therapy classes, including symptoms, potential causes, and what research reveals about how massage impacts Fibromyalgia patients.