Patients with Fibromyalgia Find Comfort in Massage Myofascial Release Therapy

Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness surrounded by mystery. There is no known cause for the disorder, but it takes millions causing pain, depression, fatigue and physical discomfort. Myofascial Release therapy is a form of massage that has been proven to provide comfort to individuals who have been diagnosed with the disorder. While health professionals can’t pinpoint its actual cause, they can describe the benefits massage therapy has for each of the symptoms.

aaMassage therapy is the manipulation of soft tissues in the body involving light touch or deep pressure. Massage increases blood flow throughout the body, improving circulation and increasing the amount of oxygen delivered to muscles and tissues. During a massage, muscles within the body respond just as they do during exercise or from a workout. Toxins are released and flushed from the body. Muscles are moved and flexed, providing them with greater elasticity and better mobility.

As the body begins to relax, stress and tension that has accumulated over time is slowly released. Many studies have shown that individuals who get a massage on a regular basis, often sleep better than individuals who don’t. The massage paves the way for more relaxing and uneventful sleep. With the elimination of stress and tension, a person’s mood also lightens allowing for a more positive outlook.

Fibromyalgia patents may not know or understand why their body is hurting, but it is apparent that getting a massage can relieve many of its symptoms. Natural therapies, including massage, can actually provide long lasting benefits that reduce the need for pain killers and other medications that may have irritating side effects.

Kristy Serdinsky, Owner, and Director of Education at NC Massage School. With a background in teaching and administration in charter and private schools, Kristy’s dedication to helping others led her to open a massage spa in Cornelius in 2015. Now, she brings her expertise in education and the massage and bodywork industry to NC Massage School, blending her two passions to create a transformative learning experience.


We provide personalized training in the art and science of therapeutic massage, focusing on advanced-level professional careers, continuing education, and personal growth. Our philosophy is rooted in a holistic approach, which encourages our students to explore personal development of the mind, body, and spirit.


“What has impressed me the most is the instructor’s teaching style. While it is accepted that certain protocols must be followed, their hands-on approach is informative and encouraging.”

– Kaitlyn Boullosa

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