New Fibromyalgia + Massage Video CE Course

Fibromyalgia affects roughly 4 million U.S. adults. Women are twice as likely to have the condition as men, along with people who have autoimmune conditions. Explore how massage therapy can help relieve some of the most troubling symptoms of fibromyalgia in our new video ce course.

New Fibromyalgia CE

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Massage therapy can be an important integrative therapy for clients with fibromyalgia. To make the most impact, massage therapists need to understand the symptoms, the source of flares as well as the cautions and contraindications. 

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Symptoms of fibromyalgia, which can vary from person to person and can change daily, include:

  • Widespread musculoskeletal pain and stiffness
  • Disabling fatigue and sleep difficulties 
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Irritable bowel syndrome and urinary incontinence 

Massage Therapy Benefits for Fibromyalgia

Massage therapy can greatly benefit your clients who have fibromyalgia by helping relieve symptoms and better managing the side effects of medication. Massage benefits include:

  • Providing nonpharmaceutical pain relief 
  • Reducing the effects of stress and anxiety  
  • Easing muscle and joint stiffness
  • Alleviating medication side effects

Learn More in our New Fibromyalgia + Massage Video CE Course

In this brand new video course by Julie Goodwin, learn massage techniques to help relieve the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Understand how the condition is diagnosed, the population most often affected, and how to create an optimal care plan while earning 3 CE credits.

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Related Resources 

Online Course: Fibromyalgia Treatment Guide for Massage Therapists | 2 CE Credits 

Massage Therapy and Autoimmune Disorders 

Client Outreach: Nonpharmacological Approaches to Pain