Fibromyalgia and Massage Therapy

$45.00 members / $75.00 nonmembers     3.0 CE credits     Video

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Learn the appropriate massage techniques to help relieve the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Understand how the condition is diagnosed, the population most often affected, and the factors to consider when creating a care plan.


Objectives

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the history, etiology and symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS).
  • List treatments, their side effects and other management tools for fibromyalgia.
  • Compare FMS to other symptom-like conditions.
  • Employ massage techniques that are appropriate for clients with fibromyalgia.

About the author(s)

Julie Goodwin, LMT, is a longtime massage therapy educator, the author of Touch & Movement: Palpation and Kinesiology for Massage Therapists, and creator of TxPlanner.org. 

Course expiration

Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.

Online courses expire one year from the date of purchase. When a course expires, you will no longer have access to the course materials and will be required to re-purchase the course.

Course approval codes

LCEU0002396; MS #532

Copyright

This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course.

Disclaimer

You are responsible for ensuring that any new modalities, techniques, or products you use comply with your state's defined scope of practice for massage therapy. (See amtamassage.org/regulation.) While AMTA makes every attempt to present information that is beneficial to you and your massage therapy practice, the courses provided by AMTA are for educational purposes only and are not intended to cover every situation that you may encounter. Information presented here does not replace your independent judgment and that of your company and/or employer. AMTA does not endorse or approve, and AMTA assumes no responsibility for, the content, suitability, accuracy, or completeness of the information presented.

Refunds

Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over credit limits.

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