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This DVD describes the symptoms and experiences of Fibromyalgia sufferers, and shows how to use bodywork and various supplements to address the most common symptoms. You will learn to evaluate the eighteen tender spots that are the diagnosis for Fibromyalgia, as well as massage sessions for sleep, pain and headaches. This detailed, informative program will give you the tools you need to effectively help those with Fibromyalgia.
LIST OF TOPICS:
Defining Fibromyalgia, Symptoms, Tender point assessment, 4 theories of cause, Treatment basics, 5HTP
Melatonin, Magnesium, Vitamin D, Menthol, Cayenne, Massage for sleep (20 min.), Massage for pain (23 min.), Massage for headaches (37 min.). Plus short topics on the following: Diet, Exercise, Acupuncture, Chronic Fatigue & Fibro-Fog.
MASSAGE TODAY SAYS:
"Massage Therapy for Fibromyalgia is a much-needed tool for people with fibromyalgia, as well as massage therapists. Understanding what these people are experiencing and the three different massages to help alleviate their pain is priceless. This DVD provides excellent massages to help our clients who have fibromyalgia, as well as describes theories of what is known so far."
The lecture portion of this DVD is taught by K.P. Khalsa Sing. He has been working with fibromyalgia patients for over 10 years using massage, suppliments and herbs. Sean Riehl teaches the practical massage section. Sean is the author of multiple DVDs, and has presented nationally and at several AMTA conferences