How to Use Massage to Relieve Fibromyalgia
Massagers may increase the production of endorphins and improve blood circulation, which can provide relief from fibromyalgia.
Relieving Fibromyalgia Pain with Massage
Fibromyalgia is a medical condition characterized by chronic, widespread pain in the connective tissue of the neck, shoulders, back, trunk and thighs. It may also involve fatigue, insomnia, headaches, depression and joint stiffness. No known remedy exists for fibromyalgia.
How to massage:
The use of massagers may increase the production of endorphins or pain blockers. It also improves blood circulation for quicker tissue repair. Overall range of motion and flexibility may also increase.
Use your Wahl massager near areas of tension to increase your blood flow. Whether it's heat treatment or something deeper, you can customize the intensity you need. Use the massager gently in circular motions where needed.
What to use
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Rest and/or active recovery: First of all, ease into workouts. If you haven’t been working out on a regular basis, going full throttle right away, particularly with consecutive-day workouts, is going to result and aching muscles.
Hydration is Key
Hydrate: Drinking water during and after exercise helps the body rid itself of toxins, while fighting off dehydration, which can result in painful muscles and excruciating muscle cramps.
Proper nutrition: Protein sources are necessary to rebuild muscle tissue and fuel the function of various cells, tissues and enzymes. Carbohydrates are vital, as well.