Fibromyalgia is a disorder associated with widespread muscular pain usually accompanied by fatigue, mood swings, tension headaches, irritable bowel syndrome, depression, or occasional memory loss. The disorder sometimes occurs following surgery, infection, physical trauma, or serious psychological stress. Symptoms can also gradually build over time without a specific initial cause. The disorder is also more commonly found in women.
As of now, there is no cure, but symptoms can be controlled through a variety of treatments, including exercise and stress-reducing therapy.
The experienced physical therapists at Rahimi Rehab + Pain Center are skilled in treating clients suffering from Fibromyalgia. They will help patients strengthen muscles and improve their range of motion while learning how to manage the pain and stiffness to avoid everyday activities that could cause pain. A variety of practices are used to treat this disorder including: