Finding a Good Massage Therapist

It can be difficult to find a quality massage therapist who has the knowledge and compassion with which to treat fibromyalgia patients. It is probably a good idea to take your time when looking for a new therapist.

Try out a few different massage therapists to help you get a feeling for what is available to you. Once you have decided on the type of massage therapy that you enjoy most, you will be able to begin to narrow down your choices.

Here are some tips on finding that perfect massage therapist:

  • Talk to your friends and family members. Often, word of mouth is the best way to find a great massage therapist
  • If you are interested in finding a therapist who is familiar with fibromyalgia syndrome, speak with your health care provider or contact a fibromyalgia support group. These people often have a list of all qualified massage therapists in your area.
  • Contact an association involved in regulating massage therapy. These bodies will ensure that you receive information on massage therapy certification and will provide you with contacts for accredited or licensed therapists.
  • Don’t be afraid to interview some therapists. Ask them where they were licensed and how long they have been practicing for. Find out what techniques they use and what their office setting is like.
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