MASSAGE AND FIBROMYALGIA


Massage and Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is an ailment that a lot of people suffer, and due to there is no known heal, there are various treatments available to help. Massage therapy is one of them, that has become one of the most effective therapies for pain and fatigue related to the condition. Therapists apply different massage methods to aid the muscles and soft tissues of the body. Some of the beneficial therapies are: connective tissue massage, transcutaneous electrical neuro-stimulation (TENS), acupuncture, deep breathing techniques and specialized fibromyalgia massage. Other options may be Pilates method, chiropractic and biofeedback.

Medically, fibromyalgia is a complex syndrome in which the connective tissue is attacked and continuous pain is present, especially in the neck, shoulders, upper and low back, trunk, and thighs. The condition affects the central nervous system and frequently associates other ailments. Its symptoms also may include weakness, headaches, insomnia and depression. Getting massage on a regular basis augments the production of endorphins (pain blockers) and allows the body functions in a more harmonious form.

Massage therapy provides the following benefits::
    Increases blood circulation in the muscles, allowing a quicker tissue repair.
    Boosts flexibility and range of motion.
    Decreases stress and depression, controlling anxiety .
    Reduces pain, stiffness and fatigue in muscles and tendons.
    Improves sleep patterns.
    Provides a deep breathing.
Aside from massage therapy, physicians recommend also special diet and exercise. Eating a healthy diet and lose excess weight, can ease the body's joints, and practicing gentle exercise can significantly reduce muscle pain and help patients sleep much better.




    : Heat/Cold treatments can decrease the pain and stiffness of the condition...
    : Massages are efficient alleviating the aches and enhancing the motion...
    : Treatments place toxins load on the body, which massage aid to remove...
    : Lymph drainage reduces the condition, eliminating the accumulated fluids...
    : Massage therapy diminishes headache occurrence and duration...
    : Hidrotherapy and the use of pressure in certain areas help relieve pain...
    : Massage aids to reduce the discomfort and provides well-being to the mother...
    : Massage can redress the flow changes triggered by hormone production...
    : The manipulation of the soft tissue decreases muscular tension and knots....