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Fibromyalgia FAQs

Our Lake Charles Chiropractor Answers Questions about Fibromyalgia

Ultimate Performance Chiro & Rehab is your pain specialist. If you live in the Lake Charles or surrounding areas and are experiencing fibromyalgia pain, we encourage you to visit our chiropractic center. A visit with our chiropractor Dr. Kyle Daigle or Dr. Brett Gschwend consists of an evaluation of your spinal health, a review of your health history and an examination of your symptoms. If our Lake Charles chiropractic team discovers you are dealing with fibromyalgia, we understand you have many questions surrounding this confusing condition.

Woman with Fibromyalgia in Lake Charles

What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a condition in which you experience constant and all-over pain. You may also feel muscle tenderness and fatigue. It is a chronic condition but can be managed with chiropractic care.

What other Fibromyalgia Symptoms May I Experience?

In addition to pain, fibromyalgia sufferers may have other symptoms such as:

  • Concentration difficulties
  • Sleeping disturbances
  • Painful periods
  • Headaches
  • Skin sensitivities
  • Tingling hands or feet

What Causes Fibromyalgia?

Although the majority of fibromyalgia cases have no known cause, others link this condition to illness, disease, repetitive injuries and stressful events.

Can Fibromyalgia be treated?

Our chiropractor understands that fibromyalgia can be managed and your pain can be reduced. Gentle chiropractic adjustments position your spine to be at its best. This allows for a healthy nerve flow and circulation. This means nerve signals are operating better. Since fibromyalgia may also be a disturbance or inconsistency of nerve signals, a healthy spine position lets the signals flow better and can lessen your pain. Our Lake Charles chiropractic team also adjusts your joints to bring pain-free movement. 

How Can Chiropractic Care Help Fibromyalgia?

In addition to gentle adjustments that position your spine and joints, our chiropractors also speak with you regarding healthy nutrition. Certain foods increase inflammation which can lead to an increase in pain. We teach you which foods will not elevate inflammation and also will not aggravate your sensitive digestive system. Chiropractic care and manipulations of your upper vertebrae are helpful are lessening headaches and brain "fog".

What Other Natural Remedies Aid Fibromyalgia?

Chiropractic care is a natural remedy for fibromyalgia. We work with your body to establish a healthy balance and function. Our wellness team shows you how to incorporate exercise into your day to further improve your pain and enhance your mobility. Our chiropractors speak with you regarding a stress-free environment and how to slow down to care for yourself. Many fibromyalgia sufferers find relief through baths or the use of essential oils and we will help you develop your individualized care plan. Our goal is to provide drug-free, non-invasive and gentle care for fibromyalgia.

Contact our Lake Charles Chiropractor Today

If you are struggling with fibromyalgia or suspect you may have this condition, please visit Ultimate Performance Chiro & Rehab for natural treatment options. Our wellness team supports you as you learn how to live with fibromyalgia and our goal is to decrease your pain. To learn more or to schedule a consultation, please contact us today at (337) 421-0010.