What is Fibromyalgia?
Fibromyalgia Treatment in Iselin, NJ: Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that involves widespread pain and sensitivity in the entire musculoskeletal system including the muscles, tendons, joints and other soft tissues. Additional symptoms often associated with fibromyalgia include TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorders), irritable bowel syndrome, depression, anxiety, headaches, restless leg syndrome, temperature sensitivity and fatigue.
It is estimated that as many as 2% of the population in the US suffers from fibromyalgia with women being affected 10 times more than men.
Common Causes of Fibromyalgia
Medical science has yet to discover the exact causes of fibromyalgia largely due to all of the many different symptoms that are associated with the condition. However, medical professionals at this time believe that genetics, infections and physical or emotional trauma/stress may greatly contribute to the affliction.
Treatment of Fibromyalgia in Iselin, NJ
Thomas Cawley, DC will recommend various treatment therapies to overcome your fibromyalgia symptoms. Most often, Dr. Cawley will recommend chiropractic adjustments to fix subluxations of the spine and create more movement in the spine thus helping alleviate the symptoms of fibromyalgia.
Below are listed some of the more popular therapies that Dr. Cawley treats patient who show signs of fibromyalgia with:
Decompression Therapy: 3D ActiveTrac
The 3D ActiveTrac combines traction, decompression and 3D movement all in one machine to provide effective back and neck pain relief.