Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes muscle and connective tissue pain.

Although the cause of fibromyalgia is unknown, the pain is still very real. Most people with fibromyalgia suffer from chronic pain, severe fatigue, muscle spasms, and weakness in the limbs. The treatment for this disorder varies from aerobic workout to prescribed medicine.

Surprisingly however, people who have fibromyalgia have been known to work with water to alleviate pain and muscle spasms.According the Aquatic Therapy Journal, “an aquatic environment is an ideal setting for working with fibromyalgia clients. Specifically, the setting should be a therapeutic spa heated between 91 and 94 degrees F.” The warmth promotes relaxation while the patients are exercising. Most patients with fibromyalgia do no want to move, exercise, or even continue with their daily routine so it is amazing that by using heated water these patients are living a healthier life for themselves. Along with Arthritis, Fibromyalgia will not get better if you do not move around and stop exercising. To make your muscles and joints feel better we recommend the easiest form of exercise so you can control your pain. Some doctors recommend water aerobics, along with soaking and stretching in hot water spas or baths.

This will improve mobility among fibromyalgia sufferers. Patients who have experienced water treatments are more likely to continue exercise and other healthy habits. Stress management is another main concern for people who suffer with fibromyalgia. Because of this, hydrotherapy has been introduced to fibromyalgia sufferers, making many experience a change in feeling and confidence. Having this disorder usually means your life is cut short by the excruciating pain, but now sufferers can work out, become less stressed, and even feel good about themselves.

If hydrotherapy doesn’t work for your symptoms, doctors also recommend massage therapy.