Massage Therapy for folks with Fibromyalgia

A good friend of mine Victoria Mauck just explained this so perfectly, I had to share it with you in the hopes that even MORE people with Fibromyalgia would see this and understand better what goes on with massage. ๐Ÿ™‚

I feel it’s really important that PTs and massage therapists NOT try to work out the things (phosphate deposits) they feel on us. They should just gently stretch the tight muscles! What they don’t understand is that they aren’t working on normal tight muscles and knots. When they press so hard on our lesions, it’s as if they are trying to dig into an open sore! The deposits won’t go away by digging into them. That kind of treatment will only make the area worse; the trauma of irritating the deposits can actually cause it to accumulate MORE phosphates. Trauma causes deposits and on us, deep massage is trauma. That’s why we hurt for so long afterwards. That’s the painful rebound effect. It may cause numbness at first as the area goes into shock, but there will be a painful consequence for most of us as the feeling comes back!

So, THAT’S why I’ve always hated massage therapy!! I remember one time a friend massaged the huge ‘knots’ in shoulders for hours and I literally couldn’t stand up afterwards, now I know he was massaging the lumps of phosphates back into my blood stream!

The Guaifenesin Protocol is really the only thing that will reverse your fibromyalgia deposits and give you your life back!

All that said, be careful with massage therapy, it can do more harm than good if they are trying to massage away phosphate deposits on a person with fibromyalgia!!

Click here for more info on: Frequently Asked Questions about the Guaifenesin protocol and Salicylates.

About Christine

I'm a bit of a health nut and not ashamed of it! God, family and Missions are huge passions and driving forces in my life. I have had fibromyalgia for most of my life and am in the process of a treatment that is gonna give me my life back! Join me in my journey to wellness, make some new friends and maybe encourage someone else along the way!
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3 Responses to Massage Therapy for folks with Fibromyalgia

  1. Marsha says:

    Thank You for this information. This perfectly describes what has happened to me every time I have tried to get a massage. Which has only been a couple of times because it was so painful.

    • Christine says:

      Me too Marsha!! And she explains it so well hey? I just love the community that we are building together online, helps everyone to get through this and understand it so much better ๐Ÿ™‚

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