Self-myofascial release can improve quality of life in patients with Fibromyalgia

Ceca, D., Elvira, L.,  Guzmán, J.F., and Pablos,  A. (2017). Benefits of a self-myofascial release. programme on health-related quality of life. in people with fibromyalgia: a randomized control trial. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 

A new study has found that a structured self-myofascial release programme improves the quality of life in patients with Fibromyalgia. The study was a randomised control trial involving 66 patients, and found improvements in days per week feeling good, pain intensity, fatigue, stiffness and depression/sadness, as well as movement,  amongst those in the intervention group.

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Kera Sherwood-O'Regan

Kāi Tahu in Tāmaki Makaurau • Indigenous • Keyboard & Wellness Warrior • Wearer of too many pōtae (hats) • Passionate about protecting the rights of Papatūānuku and all her people • Chronically ill but I don’t let it get to me… much • Founder of Fibromyalgia Aotearoa New Zealand • I’ll be a doctor one day.

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