Massage as Part of a Multidisciplinary Treatment Program for Fibromyalgia

Massage as Part of a Multidisciplinary Treatment Program for Fibromyalgia

By Massage Mag.com

Massage To Treat FibromyalgiaMassage therapy and other touch therapies, including craniosacral and myofascial release, have been found through research to reduce pain, anxiety and stiffness associated with fibromyalgia.

A new study shows that a health care program that included massage therapy, ischemic pressure on the 18 tender points, aerobic exercise and thermal therapy resulted in "significant" improvement in overall health perception, social functioning, grip strength and a walking test among fibromyalgia patients.

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