Category Archives: reflexology

Fibromyalgia is NOT a ‘Disease’! Manual therapists to “help”?

“Names are not always what they seem”, Mark Twain How to go about convincing experts and the general population that fibromyalgia is not a disease, but a Medically Unexplained Syndrome (MUS)? It is in fact, a dis-ease. It is mysterious … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and the Healing Touch

“Touch seems to be as essential as sunlight”, Diane Ackerman¬† People who suffer from chronic pain have generally found that physical touch is a valuable source of relief which can alleviate (or at least reduce) pain and enhance well being. … Continue reading

Posted in complementary strategies, Fibromyalgia, healing touch, jin shin jyutsu, massage, reflexology, remedial massage, therapeutic touch | 5 Comments