Massage therapy may be one way to make life a little easier for people with fibromyalgia. Here are three ways you can start helping clients with this condition.
Massage Therapy + Fibromyalgia
1. Read an overview—Though the cause of fibromyalgia is unclear, we're starting to understand how massage therapy can help people with these conditions better manage their pain.
2. Learn evidence-based skills—This online course details assessments, therapies and self-care exercises to help you design massage therapy programs for fibromyalgia.
3. Educate potential clients—Share this article and downloadable handout explaining some research on massage and fibromyalgia.
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