Fibromyalgia is a common nonarticular disorder characterized by archy pain, tenderness, and stiffness of muscles, areas of tendon insertions, and adjacent soft tissues. Diagnosis is clinical. Treatment includes exercise, local heat, and drugs for pain and sleep.
The exact cause of fibromyalgia is unknown. The recent researches shows neurotransmitter dysregulation, genetic susceptibility, trauma and abnormal pain interpretation by CNS possibly cause fibromyalgia pain.
If patient have more than 11 tender spots of 18 spots, diagnosis could be confimed as fibromyalgia.
Acupuncture can reduce many types of chronic pain, so many people with fibromyalgia like to try acupuncture. Studies also show acupuncture can relieve fatigue and anxiety in fibromyalgia patients after the treatment.
Fibromyalgia can be challenging to treat, and a combination of treatments may be necessary to control your symptoms. If you’re having trouble finding relief for your fibromyalgia pain, it may be worth trying acupuncture.
If you’re suffering from chronic, widespread body discomfort commonly associated with Fibromyalgia, try treatment in Evergreen Natural Healing Acupuncture and Herbs and feel the relief for yourself.