Wake Medical Massage, LLC
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Fibromyalgia Massage

Does intense aches and chronic wide spread pain drain down your energy? Start your safe noninvasive all-natural manual therapy to get your life back to normal! Call 919.228.9559 Open 7 Days - Extended Hours

What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia (FMS) - Also called fibrositis is an invisible illness - a disorder characterized by widespread chronic muscle pain throughout the body, typically accompanied by:Medical massage for Fibromyalgia Tender Points Fatigue Pain

  • stress & fatigue
  • insufficient sleep
  • anxiety or depression
  • memory problems
  • mood changes
  • long periods of immobility
  • overexertion
  • specific tender points
  • presence of simultaneous infectious illness
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Fibromyalgia causes a distinct type of pain
Your fibromyalgia pain is different than pain you may experience from a headache or sprained ankle. That's because fibromyalgia is thought to be the result of overactive nerves that cause chronic widespread pain and tenderness.

Fibromyalgia occurs more often in women than in men, and is not a disease, but rather a syndrome that can be managed. Fortunately, it is not life threatening and does not lead to muscle or joint damage. More and more people are choosing Wake Medical Massage in Cary, NC for their fibromyalgia relief.

Massage Therapy Medical Study for Fibromyalgia
"This study demonstrated that massage-myofascial release techniques improved pain and quality of life in patients with fibromyalgia.

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Medical Massage Therapy Can Help!
Fibromyalgia is a soft tissue condition. By including Certified Medical Massage integrated with Certified Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) Therapy in your care, you can expect to manage and improve your fibromyalgia symptoms. Call 919.228.9559 to start your relief

Fibromyalgia Tender PointsWhat Massage Techniques Will Be Used?
Fibromyalgia is best treated using a multidisciplinary approach, and medical massage therapy can be a key part of healing, recovery, and management. Depending on your specific needs, our professional hands will customize your massage session with any or all of the following methods:

Swedish Massage
Because stress is such a strong component of fibromyalgia, regular massages for relaxation and stress reduction can be beneficial to your program. Swedish massage is the foundation of training for most massage therapists. Its primary goals are to gently relieve muscle tension, improve circulation, and restore the balance between mind and body.

Manual Lymph Drainage / Lymphatic Drainage Massage
The lymph system is the body's primary way of eliminating waste at the cellular level. When the lymph system is backed up, tissues can get bogged down and become irritated, inflamed, and swollen. Biochemical disturbances are a key factor in fibromyalgia, so restoring the mechanical function of the lymph system can be important. Lymphatic Drainage Massage is a specific form of therapy designed to improve circulation, remove waste, and reduce swelling in the tissues. It's often a good way to start a bodywork session.

Considerations
Sensitivity to touch varies greatly for fibromyalgia patients. Some people prefer very deep work, while others are sensitive to the lightest pressure. It's important that you establish good communications with your massage therapist at Wake Medical Massage so you can explain what feels comfortable to you and what doesn't. When you're in an acute flare-up, limit your bodywork to more gentle techniques.

When you're feeling better, deeper work intended to eliminate trigger points or work on posture may be more appropriate. Partner with your therapist at Wake Medical Massage to find the best approach. You may be sore after a session. A moderate level of soreness can be expected, but should only last about forty-eight hours as your body adapts to the changes. If it lasts longer or is more severe, bodywork may be too aggressive or the session may be too long. Start out slowly, learn what works best for you, and let your therapist increase the time or intensity as you progress.

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Please Note: Do not use massage therapy to replace conventional care or to postpone seeing a health care provider about a medical problem. If you have a medical condition and are unsure whether massage therapy would be appropriate for you, discuss your concerns with your health care provider

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