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$45 members / $75 non-members     3.0 CE credits     Video

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Learn the appropriate massage techniques to help relieve the symptoms of fibromyalgia. Understand how the condition is diagnosed, the population most often affected, and the factors to consider when creating a care plan.


When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the history, etiology and symptoms of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS).
  • List treatments, their side effects and other management tools for fibromyalgia.
  • Compare FMS to other symptom-like conditions.
  • Employ massage techniques that are appropriate for clients with fibromyalgia.

About the author(s)

Julie Goodwin, LMT, is a longtime massage therapy educator, the author of Touch & Movement: Palpation and Kinesiology for Massage Therapists, and creator of 

Course Expiration

Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.

Online courses expire one year from the date of purchase. When a course expires, you will no longer have access to the course materials and will be required to re-purchase the course.

Course Approval Codes

LCEU0003441; MS #532


This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.


Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over credit limits.