Fibromyalgia patients responded positively to a deep-tissue mobilization provided by a motorized device at Memorial Hospital of Union County, in Marysville, Ohio. “Use of a Mechanical Massage Technique in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia: A Preliminary Study” investigated the effectiveness of this technique on the symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome.

The full research report of  “Mechanical Massage Improves Fibromyalgia Symptoms,” ran in the print edition of MASSAGE Magazine’s June 2006 issue.