Therapies To Provide Fibromyalgai Relief
Fibromyalgai is a condition which affects between three and six million individuals within the United States alone, and research shows that there are probably more than 1 million Americans who have not yet been properly diagnosed with the condition of Fibromyalgai. Fibromyalgai is the second leading condition affecting the musculoskeletal system after osteoarthritis, and among the three to six million Americans who have the condition of Fibromyalgai about 80% to 90% of those cases occur in women. Because so many individuals have been affected by this condition, it is high time to find some way to cure the condition, but for now that cure doesn’t exist, only ways to treat the symptoms exist in providing relief to the Fibromyalgai sufferers. Of course there is the route of treatment that involves the use of prescription medications, but often times those forms of medications can cause negative side effects or become habit forming for the individuals who are taking them. There are plenty of other options that can aid in providing relief to the Fibromyalgai sufferer, and discussed in this article will be the top three therapy options.
The Therapy of Acupuncture
Acupuncture is an ancient form of Chinese medicine that has been around for centuries and used for providing relief from all kinds of diseases and conditions. Fibromyalgai is a condition that is not an exception to the use of acupuncture because the particular symptoms that are presented by the condition of Fibromyalgai can be relieved with the use of acupuncture. In fact, studies have shown that in regards to the symptoms of pain and fatigue, acupuncture can provide relaxation and aids in lessening these symptoms. Many Fibromyalgai sufferers who have chosen to utilize the therapy of acupuncture have noted an overall decrease in their pain after only one treatment session, and additionally they noted an ability to fall asleep naturally and experience a deeper, longer, and more restful sleep on the nights that followed the acupuncture treatment. More specifically acupuncture can aid in providing symptom relief to Fibromyalgai sufferers in the following ways:
- Lessens Fatigue
- Lessens Pain
- Increasing Energy Levels
- Increases Relaxation
- Very Low Risk
- No Drug Interactions
- Aids in Immunity (Better overall Health)
The Therapy of Massage
The two most significant symptoms that Fibromyalgai sufferers deal with on a daily basis are pain and fatigue. The use of massage therapy can help with these two symptoms by allowing the Fibromyalgai sufferer to be able to more fully relax and therefore experience less pain and fatigue overall. More specifically massage therapy can aid in providing symptom relief to Fibromyalgai sufferers in the following ways:
- Improving overall Sleep
- Increasing Flexibility
- Increasing the Range of Motion
- Increasing Blood Circulation
- Reducing Swelling, Stiffness, as well as Pain
- Decreasing Stress and/or Anxiety
Fibromyalgai sufferers tend to have less pain and fatigue once the therapy of massage is used to improve their symptoms. There are several forms of massage therapy, or techniques, which are used for Fibromyalgai patients in order to provide symptom relief. Some of those techniques used to provide Fibromyalgai relief are Myofascial Release, Positional Release Techniques, Reflexology, Swedish Massage, Passive Stretching, Energy Healing, Proprioceptor Neuromuscular Facilitation, Cranial-Sacral Therapy, as well as Neuromuscular Therapy.
The Therapy of Chiropractic Care
The use of chiropractic care for providing relief to Fibromyalgai sufferers has become increasingly more popular within the medical community over the past decade. Chiropractic care can aid in providing pain and stress relief to Fibromyalgai sufferers, which is of significant importance as these are the top two symptoms Fibromyalgai sufferers deal with on a daily basis. Other symptoms that many Fibromyalgai sufferers deal with are backaches, foot pain, or leg cramps, and chiropractic care has been proven to help decrease these symptoms as well.
The main purpose behind the idea of Chiropractic care is to aid in symptom relief of issues and condition by correcting imbalances within the skeletal structure. The forms of correction that are adopted within chiropractic care are made through techniques such as adjustments, stretches, physical therapy, as well as massage and manipulations all used by the chiropractor in order to provide symptom relief and restore balance.
One specific problem that many Fibromyalgai sufferers deal with is called upper cervical spinal stenosis. This condition causes the coverings of the spine to be compresses which can cause severe pain in the Fibromyalgai sufferer. Chiropractic care (both adjustments as well as manipulations) can help with relieving the compression that causes upper cervical spinal stenosis and thus provide relief to the Fibromyalgai sufferer.