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Massage Chairs For Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Posted on: February 13, 2009

Fibromyalgia is a debilitating muscle disease that makes millions of Americans; mostly women, suffer chronically from muscle pain and stiffness. The cause behind this painful disease is currently unknown but the effects are well pronounced by muscle pain in the muscles, tendons, and joints of the sufferer. These aches and pains can truly affect the lives of those who suffer from this disease.

Many doctors recommend that sufferers of the disease acquire regular massage therapy to help alleviate the pain they feel in their bodies. This method is proving in some cases to be just as effective as medication to reduce the pain and make living with this disease much easier. When combining massage with the recommended treatment from a physician many sufferers lead a fairly normal life free from many of the symptoms of this disease.

In a recent study of fibromyalgia patients massage therapy was overwhelmingly selected as the best treatment option. Massage can increase circulation of blood to the muscles, which will aid in delivering nutrients to area for better muscle repair. Massage will also increase flexibility, range of motion, and reduce pain and stiffness.

After just ten 30 minute massage sessions many suffers report a 38% reduction of pain in their muscles. Of course for the sufferer these massage sessions will need to continue on a regular basis to continue to receive their benefit. By purchasing and using a massage chair in their home a fibromyalgia patient can have a greatly improved life with less dependence on medications to ease their painful muscles and joints. A massage chair makes it possible for the fibromyalgia patient to get the relief from the pain they need at their own convenience and in their own home. Why suffer needlessly when you can get relief that research is showing can be extremely helpful and without additional medication.

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