Fibromyalgia is the world’s second most common condition affecting the musculoskeletal system (first is osteoarthritis). The condition involves chronic pain as well as a number of other symptoms that can lead to social isolation and depression.
In the US alone, over 12 million people suffer from fibromyalgia. So rest assured that you are not alone, especially if you are female and between the ages of 25 and 60. Ten times as many women as men have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia.
The most common symptoms of Fibromyalgia are widespread pain and tender points on the body. However there are many other symptoms that affect a fibromyalgia patient. These can include:
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A patient may suffer from just a few of these symptoms or all of them. Many symptoms come and go. Even the pain may be better or worse at times depending on external factors such as stress, diet, amount of exercise, and sleep quality.
Seeking Natural Fibromyalgia Relief in Boise, Idaho? If you are one of the 12 million Americans with fibromyalgia, there is a natural way to seek pain relief, improved sleep, and headache relief. Upper cervical chiropractic care.
Upper cervical chiropractors have seen tremendous success in helping reduce symptoms for many fibromyalgia sufferers. This is because upper cervical chiropractic focuses on a specific part of the spine—the C1 and C2 vertebrae located right at the base of the skull.
Because these vertebrae can affect brainstem function, cerebrospinal fluid drainage, and vertebral blood flow, they can have a powerful effect on everything from pain processing to overall function of the central nervous system.
Upper Cervical Chiropractor in Boise, Idaho
Dr. Blom is a Boise, Idaho native that works with a nationwide group of doctors expertly trained and specializing in the upper cervical procedure. Dr. Blom is also one of the few Doctors in the state of Idaho trained and certified in the upper cervical procedure.
To schedule a consultation with Dr. Blom click the button below or call 208-559-0541