“Fibromyalgia” is a chronic pain condition characterized by widespread pain of at least three months’ duration, both above and below the waist, and including both sides of the body. The primary characteristic of the condition’s deep aching, radiating, or burning pain is that it occurs at “tender points” (myofascial trigger points). Ninety percent of fibromyalgia patients are also afflicted with chronic fatigue, which brings additional symptoms of malaise, dizziness, numbness and tingling, swollen feeling in tissues, and stiffness. While treatments vary, at least one study involving 55 women with fibromyalgia ages 21-59 years shows that regular chiropractic care helped patients to better adhere to strength-training programs that helped to east the pain of fibromyalgia.

Is the pain of fibromyalgia getting you down? Are you having trouble dealing with persistent backaches, leg cramps, and foot pain? If so, then chiropractic care may be just the thing for you. Our diagnostic capabilities enable us to pinpoint structural problems that are causing nerve interference. We are offering a lecture in our office on fibromyalgia on June 24th at 6:30pm. Join us! We’re located at 200 Queen St. Southington. We provide safe and gentle chiropractic care for the entire family. Please call 860-621-2225 to schedule an appointment. We offer affordable healthcare for the whole family.

P.S. The women who received chiropractic care in the study mentioned above experienced significant improvements in functionally, balance, flexibility, and endurance.

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