A recent study compared manual lymph drainage therapy (MLDT) to connective tissue massage (CTM) for the alleviation of symptoms associated with primary fibromyalgia. Results revealed both techniques brought benefits, but MLDT was slightly more effective among this study’s subjects.

The full research report of  “Manual Lymph Drainage Therapy and Connective Tissue Massage Ease Fibromyalgia Symptoms,” ran in the print edition of MASSAGE Magazine’s September 2009 issue.