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Suffering From Fibromyalgia?

Chiropractic Fort Myers FL Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia pain is a non-inflammatory chronic condition accruing in soft tissue areas of the body that cause pain and tenderness: The tender point can show up many different areas of the body particularly the neck, Shoulders and low back regions.


Fibromyalgia in Fort Myers

Fibromyalgia is thought to have multiple contributing factors. Some may be about emotional or physical trauma, such as a motor vehicle accident, a bad fall. However, scientists can’t say for certain the exact cause of Fibromyalgia is. Current research suggests that fibromyalgia is a disorder of the Central Nervous System (CNS) which has become hypersensitive.


How Are Patient Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia Pain?

To diagnosis Fibromyalgia, the patient must have widespread chronic pain in all four quadrants of the body that are more or less continuous for at least three months.

Fibromyalgia patient will exhibit pain in at least 11 of 18 tender points, these include:

  • Front and Back of the Neck
  • Mid- to Upper-Back of the Shoulders.
  • Upper Chest
  • Elbows
  • Upper Area of Buttocks (glutinous maximums)
  • Posterior Hips
  • The Knees

Individuals with fibromyalgia may also experience other symptoms including:

  • Morning Stiffness
  • Poor Sleep or Sleep Disorders
  • Chronic Headache
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Anxiety and others

How can Chiropractic treatment help patient with fibromyalgia condition

Even though there is no known cure for fibromyalgia, Chiropractic treatments help reduce pain and improve quality of life. Medical research shows that “Several non-pharmacologic treatments and manual-type therapies have acceptable evidence in support of the treatment of FMS”

  • Chiropractic adjustment
  • Ultrasound
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Electrical muscle stimulation
  • Pain relief exercise
  • Stretching and strengthening exercises
  • Myofascial Release technique

Other Alternative Treatments for Fibromyalgia

Studies showed a combination of magnesium, along with malic acid and B vitamins may be helpful for stress-managing strategies. They also encourage better sleep.

Get help for your fibromyalgia pain at Chery Chiropractic Center.

Monday
9:00am - 5:00pm


Tuesday
10:00am - 6:00pm


Wednesday
9:00am - 5:00pm


Thursday
10:00am - 6:00pm


Friday
10:00am - 2:00pm


Saturday
Closed

Chery Chiropractic Center
1900 Crystal Drive Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL 33907
(239) 936-6566

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