Because massage increases blood flow to the tissues, and help to repair injury and restore range of motion, it has been used successfully with many different movement disorders.
Myasthenia Gravis is caused by the body’s immune system attacking the receptors where the muscles and nerves connect. This makes it difficult for the muscles to contract and leads to fatigue and weakness. Neuromuscular massage can help increase blood flow to the muscles and is also helpful in stress reduction. Stress is a common complaint of MG patients due to their inability to plan for when their muscle weakness will happen or for how long.