Remember the last time you had the flu? The fatigue, aches, and pain....now imagine feeling that way almost every day of your life. That's what it's like to have fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a painful condition of the soft tissues, primarily the muscles, that affects approximately 3.7 million Americans. It causes widespread pain, stiffness, fatigue, and poor sleep patterns. Most people with fibromyalgia say that they ache all over. More women than men are afflicted with fibromyalgia, but it shows up in people of all ages. At this time, there is no diagnostic test available; therefore, its diagnosis is based on symptoms. Impact can be made on fibromyalgia through the use of exercise, diet, nutritional supplements, and chiropractic care.What Can Be Done?
Treatment begins when you are ready to find out the cause of your problem. It begins with consulting our trained professionals. After the consultation. an in-depth exam will be performed if you qualify for treatment.Chiropractic
Chiropractic cannot cure fibromyalgia, but it can significantly increase the quality of life for people with fibromyalgia. Chiropractic adjustments can help to reduce pain and increase flexibility by restoring motion to the joints of the back, neck, and extremities. In addition, chiropractors use different therapies that can help decrease pain and spasms in the muscles. Patients with fibromyalgia in our office have found that regular chiropractic adjustments give them the energy and the good night's sleep that they need in order to do their normal daily activities. That in itself goes a long way in helping decrease the symptoms of the fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia is a condition that affects every aspect of a person's life. However, with conservative therapies, its impact can be greatly reduced, and people who have this condition can have their life back. Read Full Article