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Sep 29, 2015 5:11 PM

I was just wondering if anyone has tried Rolfing to reduce their Fibromylgia pain?

Sep 29, 2015 6:07 PM

What is that?

Sep 30, 2015 12:54 AM

Well Rolfing isa technique of deep tissue manipulation aimed at the release and realignment of the body, and the reduction of muscular and psychic tension.

I have found some interesting information about it below. I am thinking of trying it.
Managing Fascial Health for Individuals in Fibromyalgia
Kirstie Bender Segarra, PhD, LMT, RMTI, ERYT

Outcomes of measuring fascial health in individuals with Fibromyalgia, a pilot study in 2014, supported that it is necessary to include protocols that target the fascia. The purpose is to further the understanding and define “fascial health” protocols. To demonstrate clearly that managing widespread pain must include treatment of the fascia as we are structured determined systems, and to decrease pain is to invite change in the structure through the fascial matrix in order to have a correlating change in the central nervous system. In this way we restore homeostasis in the client.

Sep 30, 2015 8:37 AM

Thanks for the info... Going to look into it.

Oct 07, 2015 5:45 AM

Today I went to a guy that does Rolfing. It was very interesting it felt like he was working the muscle tissue .. But didn't feel like a normal massage. He said the technique looks at manipulating the facia tissue as its tense and rotated in my back which is causing the excrutiating pain. That is why chiroprator wasn't really helpful in my case. I do feel the pain in my lower back has eased greatly. Will see how I go with a couple more sessions and report back 😊

Oct 07, 2015 10:28 AM

Was it painful? I've been very leary of any sorry of deep tissue massages as the last one I had in 2002 and couldn't do anything for several days after. I'm very curios to read your updates on how it goes. Thank you for this :) blessings ✌️❤️

Oct 07, 2015 3:18 PM

I am the same I can't do deep tissue massage at all. Yesterday I was in so much pain it was hard to touch me. But this was different at times it hurt but wasn't painful and I would tell him when it was getting painful and he would stop. I could feel the pressure was good and it was relieving my pain. This morning my overall pain is better than yesterday. For sure I will keep you updated about my progress 😊

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