Tag: fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a complex physiological condition

Fibromyalgia how can Upper Cervical help? Fibromyalgia is a complex physiological condition that is characterized by chronic widespread pain throughout the the body. It is a poorly understood condition in both its cause and finding an effective fibromyalgia treatment is frustrating for many people. The clinical diagnosis of fibromyalgia is based exclusively upon symptomatology, meaning that the experience of pain and reported symptoms is still the primary method of diagnosis. As of now, there are no specific tests that are used to detect fibromyalgia, making it an “invisible” condition. Since fibromyalgia is not visible on an MRI, identifiable in a ... Read more

I wish I did not have to take medications for my Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a condition surrounded by much controversy in what establishes a diagnosis, what would be the consistent historic features, and most of all, what can be done about it — the therapy plans. Doctors look polarized, they “believe in it” or they do not. The result is a frustrated individual because after several attempts, they can not get a straight answer from their health care provider regarding what is causing their symptoms and what could be done about it. As a result, the patient does not know where to turn. A crucial article, published in September 2011, discusses ... Read more

FIBROMYALGIA: It is not in your head.

Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a state that’s been becoming more prevalent and getting more attention over the past few years. Fibromyalgia causes pain and achiness through the entire body, generalized fatigue, and several other associated symptoms. Up to 3-5% of the population suffers from fibromyalgia, and it’s more common in girls. Although it’s not life threatening, its symptoms may affect how you live your life. What causes fibromyalgia to grow? No obvious cause of this condition has been decided, but there are numerous theories. One common theory is that an abnormality of heavy sleep causes a drop in the production of ... Read more

Have you ever been in a car accident? It may affect your health in the future.

HEALING WHIPLASH INJURY | CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITIONS CAN BE CAUSED BY WHIPLASH Did you know that there are approximately 6 million reported car accidents each year?(1)  Many people experience whiplash trauma, however few people understand the far-reaching effects that it has on human health.  There is a general notion that people who claim injury from whiplash accidents are making it up, but the forces involved in whiplash trauma tell a different story.  In this blog we would like to explore how whiplash trauma affects the upper cervical spine and the central nervous system. WHAT HAPPENS TO THE NECK DURING A ... Read more