Massage

TRYING
Massage therapy can provide some good benefits to dealing with fibromyalgia pain. It helps reduce stress and decrease pain at your tender points, and consequently helps you get better sleep and rest.
RESEARCH STUDIES
massage therapy with duration ≥ 5 weeks had beneficial immediate effects on improving pain, anxiety, and depression in patients with FM. massage therapy should be one of the viable complementary and alternative treatments for FM. However, given fewer eligible studies in subgroup meta-analyses and no evidence on follow-up effects, large-scale randomized controlled trials with long follow-up are warrant to confirm the current findings.
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EFFECTIVENESS RATINGS
How effective is massage at treating Fibromyalgia for you?
completely cured
significant improvement
minor improvement
no difference
worse than before
Helps with prevention
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3 (19%)
7 (44%)
3 (19%)
3 (19%)
REVIEWS
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