Even though chiropractors do
not treat specific conditions, the following are examples of the many
conditions that can be helped when chiropractic adjustments remove interferences to the
nervous system and allow the body to heal itself.
Fibromyalgia is a controversial and
complicated condition to understand. For proper diagnosis and treatment,
a wide variety of factors need to be considered including "head-to-toe"
joint and muscle function, nutrition, and lifestyle issues. A thorough
examination including orthopedic and neurologic testing, as well as
other specialized tests, will help to determine the exact causes of your
symptoms and your individualized treatment plan. Very often, a
comprehensive treatment program addressing all of these issues leads to
Joint and soft tissue manipulation is often very helpful in relieving the aches and pains of fibromyalgia and related conditions. Other treatment options may include ultrasound or electrical muscle stimulation, acupuncture, therapeutic exercises, and massage therapy & myofascial release techniques. These procedures, combined with nutritional & herbal medicine, and/or homeopathy constitute a comprehensive, holistic approach. Although researchers are still a long way from finding a "cure" for fibromyalgia, chiropractic care is usually very successful in the effective management of this condition. However, if after examination we conclude that your case cannot be helped with conservative care, a prompt referral will be made.