Answers to Your Fibromyalgia Questions
Our chiropractors at Synergy Health Partners want you to understand fibromyalgia and how we provide pain relief with our chiropractic treatment, physical therapy, and acupuncture. If you are questioning whether your pain is from fibromyalgia or you have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia and you are searching for natural pain relief, we invite you to speak with one of our chiropractors in Aurora and Thornton to learn more.
What is fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness. For most people, it shows up as persistent pain that does not always have a direct cause. In addition, the pain lasts for months at a time. Fibromyalgia is thought to be a nerve condition in which the nerve response is overacting to stimulus. For example, if you stub your toe and have fibromyalgia, the nerves in your toe continue to submit pain signals much longer than someone who does not have fibromyalgia. As a result, your pain lasts longer and may be more intense.
What are the symptoms of fibromyalgia?
Chronic pain is the most common symptom of fibromyalgia. However, people with fibromyalgia may also experience other symptoms including:
- Brain fog or difficulty concentrating
- Muscle weakness or instability
- Balance challenges
- Extreme fatigue and an inability to get restful sleep
- Sensitivities to lights, smells, and sounds
- Limited mobility
- Digestive discomforts
People with fibromyalgia may have one or all of these symptoms. It is important to speak with our chiropractor to determine if you have fibromyalgia so we can offer the best individualized treatment plan for your symptoms.
How does chiropractic care provide fibromyalgia relief?
Chiropractic care focuses on improving nerve flow and nerve signals throughout the body. Our chiropractors may perform gentle adjustments on your spine or joints to decrease any additional pressure from the nerves which can reduce your pain. We provide massage therapy to ease muscle pain and reduce muscle tension that may be adding stress. Our services include acupuncture to improve the energy flow throughout the body which helps to decrease inflammation and promote healing.
Our chiropractor may also suggest physical therapy to improve your posture and body alignment. This helps with balance challenges, headaches, and body pain caused by improper posture. We also offer nutritional advice which further decreases inflammation, pain, and digestive discomforts.
How do I begin chiropractic care for my fibromyalgia?
If you live in or around the Aurora and Thornton areas, Synergy Health Partners wants to help you reduce fibromyalgia pain and other symptoms. We can also diagnose your symptoms and determine the best treatment plan for your body. Schedule your consultation today by calling us at (303) 343-1357.