What is fibromyalgia and how can we help?
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition of the body characterized by widespread pain and stiffness in muscles, tendons, and joints. Fibromyalgia has been found to occur more often in women than men. It is known to cause generalized pain, morning stiffness, tender points on the body, and fatigue. There are treatments such as massage and osteo therapy that can provide relief to the pain and discomfort experienced by those who suffer.
Causes and risk factors
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder characterized by widespread muscle and joint pain, and tenderness in specific areas of the body. Other symptoms can include fatigue, sleep disturbance, and memory problems. There are many risk factors associated with the development of the disease which include genetics, environmental triggers such as toxins or chemical exposures at work or home; emotional stressors such as depression, anxiety and grief; physical trauma such as injury and illness.
Our clinic at STG health and Wellness have a number of specialists who can help you. Offering massage, laser and osteo-therapy. These services can help with your pain. Call us today to book an appointment with one of our specialists.