Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by widespread pain in your muscles, ligaments and tendons, as well as fatigue and multiple tender points — places on your body where slight pressure causes pain. (Mayo Clinic, 2010)
Fibromyalgia Massage or (FM) is used to help reduce symptoms which can perpetuate the condition of Fibromyalgia. Therapeutic Massage has been used to; increase blood circulation in muscles to promote faster muscle repair, produce increased stimulation of oxygen supply to needed cells, and release toxic waste products from the tissues into the circulatory system. People with Fibromyalgia can benefit from reduced pain, stiffness, stress and depression, and improve sleep patterns associated with Therapeutic Massage. While it is unknown why Massage Therapy has been shown beneficial it is theorized that massage therapy actually enhances the production of certain pain blockers which are low in people with Fibromyalgia.
FM is targeted specifically for people with Fibromyalgia and frequent Therapeutic Massage can be integrated into your overall wellness plan keeping your muscles relaxed to increase your daily exercise routine with the overall effect of reducing symptoms of Fibromyalgia.
Contact Elements Issaquah for more information on booking the massage to best suit your needs.