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This group is dedicated to formulating a good knowledge base from which MT's can obtain a high level of understanding of the condition and how best to treat the fibromyalgia client seeking their help.
Location: World wide.
Latest Activity: May 10
The video above was created by a sufferer to convey just how complex and depressing the condition can be.
When a fibromyalgia client first visits you for treatment, it is vital to show empathy and understanding. This is due to the likelyhood she will have had an extreamly long and difficult journey in obtaining a diagnosis,http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21765861 The double wammy, aggresive invisable pain, and not being believed by familly or medical profession because on the outside these clients look to be in ok health. In these cases support group information will be of help. =
The video below does not refere to massage therapy but does present Stanford University's pain management department's medical thinking on the mechanism's of fibromyalgia and the developement of future treatment strategies.
The above video goes into detail of the posibility of severe disruption to the descending noxious inhibitory controll mechanisms that lead to the client experiencing diffuse pain throughout the body. The research paper below speculates upon the posibility that multiple triggerpoints could be the cause of this.
An article by Eric Dalton http://erikdalton.com/media/published-articles/fibromyalgia-pain-fact-or-fiction/
September/October's http://www.massageprofessionals.com/group/massageandbodywork by Cara McGuinnis http://massagebodywork.idigitaledition.com/issues/20/
Thanks to Kelly Sanders for the facebook link http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/groups/108380879231706/
Linked in Fibromyalgia research info.
Hello members .On the February 2nd 2012 we witnessed a press release related massage therapy of extreme healing power.Massaging muscles may reduce inflammation, spur mitochondria formation. USA Today…Continue
Started by Boris Prilutsky Feb 13, 2012.
Is massage therapy recognized as an therapeutic /medical procedure???This link is to my article on this subject, where I am not only answering this question but also proposing practical steps.…Continue
Started by Boris Prilutsky Dec 11, 2011.