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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia Can Be A Long-Term Chronic Type Of Pain.


Fibromyalgia is a condition that cases people to ache all over their bodies. Muscles may feel tired or stressed even though the person has not exercised. Muscles can also twitch, burn, or ache with intense fibromyalgia pain. Fibromyalgia can cause pain and achiness around the joints in the hips, back, shoulders and neck. Sleeping and exercising can be difficult when living with fibromyalgia. Tender points are common with fibromyalgia. The tender points are not deep pain, but rather a superficial pain under the skin, for example in the elbows or shoulders.

The Unending Pain Of Fibromyalgia Makes “Normal” Living Difficult


• Headaches, joint pain, and tender points make it difficult to sleep – causing sufferers to awaken throughout the night.

• Daytime fatigue, morning stiffness and constant achiness is a result of the sleep disorders that are common with fibromyalgia.

• The associated joint pain can make it next to impossible to play with kids / grandkids and to be active with friends.

• The never-ending pain causes increased irritation and makes it difficult for those suffering to deal with other people. People at work, friends and family members make start to notice and relationships can become more difficult to maintain due to the chronic pain.

• Eventually the chronic pain can lead to social isolation, exhaustion, anxiety and depression.


What Causes Fibromyalgia?

Physical or emotional trauma has been linked to fibromyalgia, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Genetics is commonly associated, as fibromyalgia tends to run in families. Your family tree could make you more susceptible to fibromyalgia depending on genetic mutations. Infections also appear to trigger and aggravate fibromyalgia.


Fibromyalgia Treatment

We have different treatment programs for dealing with fibromyalgia. Contact us today and we can help assess how advanced your fibromyalgia may be and the best treatment option for you. Call (630) 315-5491

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Westmont, IL 60559

 

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