Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that afflicts approximately 12 million people in the US. Researchers have come up with a number of ideas to explain what causes fibromyalgia to develop. In our experience the most common cause is a previous injury to the head or neck. From there the most common injury to the head or neck is a whiplash type injury via a car accident. With that said here are some potential causes and a natural way to cope.
What Factors Contribute To Fibromyalgia?
Researchers have linked so many contributing factors to the onset of fibromyalgia that some believe a combination of things must occur. Here are a few of the connected occurrences:
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Relief From Fibromyalgia Symptoms In Boise, Idaho
Upper cervical chiropractic care has led to the resolution of fibromyalgia symptoms in many cases. What is the connection? It goes back to some of the factors that relate to the onset of fibromyalgia.
For example, virtually all fibromyalgia patients have some kind of head or neck trauma or a repetitive injury in their history. That is why researchers always list trauma as a leading risk factor for developing fibromyalgia.
Such an injury frequently leads to a misalignment of the top two neck bones called atlas and axis found at the base of the skull. These vertebrae protect the area where the brain, brainstem and spinal cord meet. It is a vital part of the body when it comes to interpreting pain signals.
Correction of upper cervical spinal misalignment has been shown time and time again to help those that suffer with fibromyalgia. Are you a candidate for upper cervical care?
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