New Fibromyalgia + Massage Video CE Course
Fibromyalgia affects roughly 4 million U.S. adults. Women are twice as likely to have the condition as men, along with people who have autoimmune conditions. Explore how massage therapy can help relieve some of the most troubling symptoms of fibromyalgia in our new video ce course.
Massage therapy can be an important integrative therapy for clients with fibromyalgia. To make the most impact, massage therapists need to understand the symptoms, the source of flares as well as the cautions and contraindications.
Symptoms of Fibromyalgia
Symptoms of fibromyalgia, which can vary from person to person and can change daily, include:
- Widespread musculoskeletal pain and stiffness
- Disabling fatigue and sleep difficulties
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Anxiety and depression
- Irritable bowel syndrome and urinary incontinence
Massage Therapy Benefits for Fibromyalgia
Massage therapy can greatly benefit your clients who have fibromyalgia by helping relieve symptoms and better managing the side effects of medication. Massage benefits include:
- Providing nonpharmaceutical pain relief
- Reducing the effects of stress and anxiety
- Easing muscle and joint stiffness
- Alleviating medication side effects
Learn More in our New Fibromyalgia + Massage Video CE Course
In this brand new video course by Julie Goodwin, learn massage techniques to help relieve the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Understand how the condition is diagnosed, the population most often affected, and how to create an optimal care plan while earning 3 CE credits.