According to the reports of the CDC (Centers For Disease Control And Prevention), around 2% percent of the American population (4 million American adults) are affected by fibromyalgia.
What Do We Mean By Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia refers to the health condition in which you experience a lot of musculoskeletal pain along with issues of sleeplessness, extreme fatigue or loss of energy, mood swings, feeling uneasy or uncomfortable all the time, stress/anxiety/depression, and even memory issues. Usually it has been observed by chiropractors that this condition occurs when a person is suffering from trauma, depression, or has had an extreme workload for a long period of time. The symptoms of fibromyalgia are very common for many body conditions, and thus it becomes difficult for doctors to diagnose the actual issue.
A chiropractor is highly trained in analyzing musculoskeletal pain and the condition that leads to it. They perform a complete body check-up through various scan tests and can find the actual reason behind a person’s chronic pain and discomfort.
Here are the 3 most important and effective ways in which chiropractors can cure the fibromyalgia problem…
#1 Chiropractic Adjustments Or Spinal Adjustments
This is one of the most effective chiropractic treatment methods in which the nerves that are being blocked, pinched, or misaligned would be re-aligned back to their original location. In this way, the nerves would be able to re-establish the connection to the brain with that of other parts of the body. With chiropractic adjustment techniques, the chiropractor would majorly focus on resetting the nervous system to gain the efficiency of the brain in a precise way. When the brain starts working accurately, the pain or inflammation would be reduced drastically.
#2 Employing Physical Chiropractic Therapies
After the spinal manipulation, the chiropractor would focus on improving the strength of the body by improving the flow of blood and oxygen to all the parts of the body. The agonizing pain that a patient suffers from can make the muscles immobile, and, due to this, the stiffness in the muscles increases. Even if the patient tries to make a move, they won’t be able to do it as it will cause pain. Once the pain is reduced with spinal manipulation, the chiropractor might recommend physical therapy to improve mobility and further remove the stiffness. Along with physical therapy, the chiropractor would ask the patient to perform certain exercises daily to support faster recovery.
#3 Making Use Of Nutritional Benefits
Another way in which chiropractors try to improve your overall health condition is through proper nutrition. It is always said that we are what we eat, and this is very true. If you start consuming healthy food, you should be able to bring out a positive change in not just the affected muscles, but even in your overall health. A proper diet will help you alleviate problems and also help in improving your overall mindset.
Whenever you are suffering from musculoskeletal pain and discomfort, see a chiropractor. If you think fibromyalgia is your problem, or you’re not sure, ask a chiropractor for their assessment. Together, you and the chiropractor can find ways to make the pain go away. With regular chiropractic treatment, you should be feeling better in a few weeks!