I am a knotty old woman. Like Lucy said you have to find the right therapist that has the right touch for your body, some may not do enough and some may try to do too much. I have a great one but she only works part time and it takes forever to get an app with her. I was going pretty often but then got busy with trying to get stuff done in the house, my shoulders could really use it now. My back, shoulders and upper arms are the worse and they can spend a whole hour just on those areas and not get all the knots. I have gotten very sick from having too much done at a time so I have learned the hard way and tell them if they are going too deep or spending too much time on one area. You do need to drink a lot of water. The sad thing is the knots come back. If I could afford to go every week and have some done it might be more helpful but that would get costly.
I have been dxd with both fibro and MPS. There is an article in the fibro 101 thread that I found that explains the difference between the two.
luv and hugs
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