What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia is thought of as a type of auto immune condition which causes a sensitisation of the nervous system which can present with variety of symptoms. Patients commonly suffer from high level pain often not related to activity, tenderness to touch and fatigue.
Symptoms can be episodic and can fluctuate with intensity.
Aggravating factors can be stress (physical or mental), viruses and trauma or injury.
Fibromyalgia can present uniquely with each patient. Your PhysioPro will set you up with a effective plan which will involve pain relieving strategies like massage, TENS, dry needling, trigger point therapy and joint mobilisations. They will also provide an exercise program as generally patients with Fibromyalgia will have relief when they are performing mild to moderate exercise.