Fibromyalgia 2018-05-29T13:18:40+00:00

Treatment for Fibromyalgia in Mandeville, LA

From Dr. Scott Oliphant

Are you suffering from the debilitating pain associated with fibromyalgia? Dr. Scott Oliphant offers 5 star rated treatment for low back pain in Mandeville, Louisiana.

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Nuances of Fibromyalgia Treatment

The medical experts of the Mayo Clinic explain that fibromyalgia is a unique and mysterious issue that is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues.

Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain processes pain signals. Yet, as you can see, even medical professionals are still unsure as to the exact causes and manifestations of the condition.

What most do agree upon is that diagnosis and treatment have to include a diversity of evaluations and factors.

For example, a comprehensive evaluation of joint and muscle function in the patient’s entire body must be completed.

Additionally, their lifestyle factors, daily diet and even neurological and orthopedic conditions have to be considered and/or tested. The goal is to identify the causes of all symptoms in order to create a unique and individualized treatment.

Chiropractic Care and Fibromyalgia

Typically, it is only through identifying issues and treating the causes of symptoms that a patient experiences relief.

Chiropractic care is a common method for addressing a long list of symptoms. The care usually includes both soft tissue and joint manipulation treatments that help eliminate many of the symptoms, but there may also be massage therapy, ultrasound treatments, electrical, muscle stimulation, therapeutic exercise and even nutritional, holistic, and herbal treatments.

We view the patient’s body as a fully integrated system, and if any of their tendons, joints, muscles, ligaments or bones are not functioning properly, it is likely that the rest of the body is out of balance.

Stretches, adjustments and manipulations may be used to address the symptoms of fibromyalgia, particularly those who suffer with upper cervical spinal stenosis – a very common condition in those with the disorder.

Basic head and neck treatments help to overcome the bodily pain this might cause, and if you have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, you will want to consult with Dr. Scott Oliphant to help provide care.