Massage Therapy & Pathology: Fibromyalgia & the “Invisible Diseases”

March 10, 2019

March 10, 2019

2:00 pm To 6:00 am

Body Mind Learn Center, North North Court, Palatine, IL, USA




Event Description

Ruth Werner provides an interactive lecture on the intersection of pathology and massage therapy that impact everyday choices of massage therapists, no matter what setting they work in.

Fibromyalgia is the second most common diagnosis of musculoskeletal pain, but its etiology remains elusive. Further, it overlaps several other conditions, leading to confusing signs and contradictory treatment options. This class covers the definition, demographics, etiology, signs and symptoms, treatment options, current research, and role of massage for the following:

myofascial pain syndrome
chronic fatigue syndrome
irritable bowel syndrome
and others as time permits.


Ruth Werner

Body Mind Learn Center

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