People who are eventually diagnosed with fibromyalgia may have spent years visiting doctors and undergoing inconclusive tests. The most effective test for diagnosing the condition involves pressing 18 points on the body and determining how much pain the pressure causes. In an average person, the pressure will be slight and the pain, if any, will be mild. In a person with fibromyalgia, however, the application of pressure to these points causes intense pain. Many people who suffer from fibromyalgia experience sleep problems, fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), headaches, temporomandibular pain (pain in the jaw joint known as TMJ), and cognitive or memory impairments. Many fibromyalgia sufferers report being more sensitive to light, sound, touch, and smell than non-sufferers.
Fibromyalgia is a mysterious and complex disorder for which there is no cure. Chiropractic treatment has helped many people by reducing fibromyalgia symptoms and improving quality of life.
Pilates offers a complementary or alternative approach to relieving some of the most troubling symptoms of fibromyalgia.
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Short video demonstrates and explains the developmental process of fibromyalgia and demonstrates the hands-on protocol of full-body massage for patients with fibromyalgia.
One of the most mysterious conditions of modern times is fibromyalgia. This video discusses a natural approach to care.
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Dr. Vickery discusses the diagnosis and treatment of Fibromyalgia in traditional medicine versus energetic testing and the successes found with Platinum Amino Acids Plus.
Currently using main central, and finger holds but can you recommend other flows for fibromyalgia?
I was blessed yesterday to work on a fellow massage therapist who, like me, has fibromyalgia. She called because her body was so achey that she wanted literally leap out of her skin just to get a ...
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Low-impact exercise such as Pilates have been shown to improve symptoms of and restore muscle strength in people with fibromyalgia (FMS) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Pilates can be considere...
For sufferers of Fibromyalgia, pain and nerve irritation can be intolerable if not down right debilitating. Most families, and even the medical community, have a tough time understanding the exten...