Japanese studies have shown that Far Infrared (FIR) Thermal Therapy is effective for the treatmtent of Fibromyalgia symptoms. Far Infrared Thermal Therapy may also improve the quality of life as well as the pain and symptoms of Fibromyalgia Syndrome patients.
In another study Far Infrared (FIR) Thermal Therapy occurred over a 12 week period; during the following 6 months pain relief reduction was stable at between 28%. – 68%. Thus providing pain relief in both the short and long term.(Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2011)
Autonomic dysfunction is an important mechanism that could explain many symptoms observed in fibromyalgia. Far Infrared (FIR) Thermal Therapy has been shown to help improve Autonomic Nervous system function in heart failure patients.
Fibromyalgia sufferers can experience widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in localised areas of the body.