Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that may cause widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, behavioral health, and cognitive health issues. Musculoskeletal pain typically affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves in the body and can worsen with movement, overuse, or sleep disturbances. Currently, there is no known cure for fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia Causes

Although the cause of fibromyalgia is relatively unknown, researchers and physicians believe genetics, infections, and physical or emotional traumas could play a role in its development.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Symptoms of fibromyalgia generally include:

  • Widespread chronic pain
  • Fatigue
  • General cognitive difficulties
  • Depression
  • Headaches

Other symptoms such as cramping in the lower abdomen and sleep disorders (I.e. restless legs syndrome, sleep apnea, etc.) may be present in individuals with fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia Treatments

Treatments for fibromyalgia pain may include a combination of interventional, functional and behavioral health therapies. Common treatment options for fibromyalgia include:

The first step in treating your pain is to get an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your symptoms. Based on your diagnosis, you and your doctor can determine your best treatment options. At The Pain Center, we offer traditional and state-of-the-art therapies to treat your pain and help get you back to your normal activities.

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