~ Physical Therapy For Fibromyalgia ~

The physical therapy program usually begins with passive treatments. When you feel ready, you will start active treatments that strengthen your body and prevent further fibromyalgia pain.

The passive treatments that might help and relax your body include :

  • a program with specific stretching and strengthening 

  •  massage

  •  heat therapy

  •  hydrotherapy

  •  electric muscle stimulation

  •  ultrasound

Unless you're in an extreme amount of pain, massage it might be ideal Fibromyalgia treatment because it uses a great deal of pressure to relieve deep muscle tension and spasms. Spasms prevent muscle motion at the affected level, which is one of the reasons people with fibromyalgia experience a decreased range of motion. Physical therapy techniques, including massage, might help you use your muscles more effectively. This treatment may be combined with heat or cold therapies to boost the benefits.

More information about the other treatments on the following link: