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Can Trigger Point Injections Benefit You?

If you experience muscle pain, fibromyalgia or tension headaches, trigger point injections may be just the solution. This technique involves pinpointing the painful area and using injections to allow your muscles to relax. What are trigger points? Before we dive too deep into trigger point injections, what exactly do they treat? Trigger points are those […]

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Analyze and Treat Joints with the ProAdjuster

When patients experience back pain, chiropractors go through a series of tests and adjustments on the back in order to help alleviate the patient’s back pain. The ProAdjuster is an alternative to manual adjustment that requires no twisting or cracking. The procedure begins with a computer analysis that pinpoints the problem areas that cause the […]

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Relieve Chronic Pain with TENS

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, or TENS, is a pain management technique that helps to alleviate discomfort through electric stimulation. Delivering a light current through the electrodes to the skin and tissue beneath, this commonly used pain management therapy can alleviate pain by blocking pain messages to the brain. TENS involves the use of small electrodes, […]

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The SHINE Strategy to Treat Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition causing widespread body pain that is often difficult to diagnose. Fibromyalgia Management (FM) is often generalized by aches in the body as well as exhaustion, with many FM sufferers referring to the condition as “blowing a fuse” or as an “energy crisis” as it feels as though more energy is […]

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Fibromyalgia and Foot Orthotics

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a condition that typically evolves slowly over time and often occurs for no apparent reason. The diagnosis is usually made by excluding other conditions leaving you with a diagnosis that in the absence of anything else, “….must be fibromyalgia.”

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Fibromyalgia: Chiropractic Management

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a very common cause of chronic pain and fatigue. It’s plagued with the combination of not knowing what causes it (in many cases) and, the fact that very few treatments seem to work. Also, patients often relay information about a “bad experience” with a doctor who down plays the diagnosis or worse, […]

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Fibromyalgia: What Resources are Available?

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic condition that impacts its victims in every aspect of their lives. The day has to be planned around how one might feel at certain times of the day and is always in the foreground of a Fibromyalgia  victim’s mind. Many patients who present for treatment of FM ask us about what […]

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Fibromyalgia: The Challenge of Treatment

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a disorder involving chronic pain that has no known cause. It is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, sleep disturbance, fatigue and mood disorders. Fibromyalgia affects about 2 percent of the US population and ranges between one percent and 11 percent in other countries.  It is more prevalent in adult women than men (3.4 percent vs. […]

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Fibromyalgia: The Challenges of Diagnosis

Fibromyalgia (FM) is a chronic condition where the diagnosis is made by elimination since there are no specific lab tests for diagnosing FM. In the past, we’ve discussed the different types of FM, the lack of good diagnostic tests, many management recommendations derived from interviews with FM patients, and more. One of the many causes of FM involves the autoimmune […]

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