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BENEFITS OF MASSAGE THERAPY TO FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS

Fibromyalgia is a complex, and common chronic pain disorder that results in widespread pain and tenderness to touch that may migrate over the body.

The main symptom of fibromyalgia is pain. This ranges from mild to severe. The pain may be characterized as deep unrelenting ache, burning or shooting. Soft tissue around joints tends to develop tender points. In most cases, this pain can improve during the daytime and worsen at night. Although for some people the pain remains all day.

The benefits of massage therapy are enormous, and various types of massage, including, Swedish massage therapy and shiatsu massage have been indicated by research studies to help fibromyalgia patients. Not only does each session feel good, but the therapeutic benefits are also intensified when massage is used as a regular therapy for fibromyalgia. The more it’s utilized, the healthier you feel.
Below are the benefits of massage therapy for fibromyalgia patients:

IT ENHANCES RELAXATION WHICH IMPROVES SLEEP.
Massage sessions in the evening will benefit fibromyalgia patient thereby allowing a better quality sleep at night. This helps the body rejuvenate and repair at night more efficiently.

IT IMPROVES MUSCLE TONICITY.
This aids lethargic muscles and helps restore vitality and strength to the body. To accomplish this, more petrissage strokes are included.

IMPROVE MENTAL CLARITY.
Relaxing raises healthy awareness and relieves mental stress. This improves the cognitive issues of the patient.

HEADACHE RELIEF
Improving blood flow to the brain relieves the physical source of headache. Furthermore, the relief received further keeps the person’s mind in a healthier space.

DIMINISHING THE EFFECTS OF ANY DEPRESSION OR ANXIETY
These effects include interference with appetite, hormonal fluctuations, and chronic fight-or-flight mode. Massage therapy restores homeostasis of the body, thereby diminishing these effects.

At Epicurean Day Spa, our licensed massage therapists will provide a tailored treatment plan for fibromyalgia clients. All of our LMTs show special care and empathy holding our guests feelings in high regard. This makes our services have the greatest impact and produce the most favorable treatment results.