May is National Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month. Massage therapists can use this nationally designated month to inform the public about the benefits of massage and spa therapies to fibromyalgia patients. Among them:

Massage Improves Sleep, Decreases Pain and Substance P in Fibromyalgia Patients

Spa Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Manual Lymph Drainage Therapy and Connective Tissue Massage Ease Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Stanger Bath Therapy Improves Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Mechanical Massage Improves Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Craniosacral Therapy Brings Relief to Fibromyalgia Patients

On April 19 MASSAGE Magazine reported that May is also National Arthritis Month.