Fibromyalgia Treatment from a Rheumatology Center

Fibromyalgia Orlando, FL

Effective fibromyalgia treatment at times can be very difficult to find. General medicine such as pain medication does not always provide relief for fibromyalgia. Instead, many who have fibromyalgia have found relief here at our clinic. We effectively diagnose, treat, and help manage fibromyalgia.

What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a disorder in which someone feels widespread pain and tenderness throughout the body. While the pain can spread to most areas of the body, it is most commonly felt in the muscles located in the neck, back and abdomen. Other symptoms of fibromyalgia include fatigue, difficulties with sleep and an inability to focus. Fibromyalgia often occurs after a surgery, injury or some other form of invasive or traumatic event.

Fibromyalgia Treatment

At our rheumatology clinic, we are ready and able to help you with your fibromyalgia symptoms. We are well equipped with a dedicated staff of  professionals who provide effective fibromyalgia treatment. Here are several of the various ways we can treat fibromyalgia.

Stretching

On many occasions, fibromyalgia is made worse when the body becomes stiff or tight. If you have tight muscles, they are vulnerable to increased pain and tenderness. We will work with you to stretch tight muscles and loosen up your body. We usually focus on the areas that are subject to pain from fibromyalgia. With our care, we can help relieve the pressure and muscle tension that may be aggravating your fibromyalgia.

Massage

One of the main goals in fibromyalgia treatment is to relax the muscles and provide relief to any tension that exists. For this reason, properly massaging the painful areas is a great way to provide relief when it comes to pain caused by fibromyalgia. We may decide to practice various massage techniques based on where your pain occurs and how serious it feels. No matter what technique we use, a massage will reduce inflammation and relax your tense muscles.

Heat and cold

Heat and cold therapy may also be utilized in the event that the fibromyalgia pain is caused by swelling and increased tenderness to an affected area. Cold therapy works to lower the temperature of a certain area of the body, slowing the blood flow to the area and reducing the amount of swelling that exists. Heat therapy works to increase blood flow, which helps speed up the healing process in many instances.

Exercise

Not only can we help you with in-office exercises and stretches as an effective form of fibromyalgia treatment, but we can also help you form a consistent exercise schedule outside of our clinic. Exercise can be an effective at-home method of keeping your pain at bay.

Get Fibromyalgia Treatment at Our Office

If you suffer from fibromyalgia symptoms and have failed to find relief through rest or medication, then schedule an appointment with us to get the proper relief you need and deserve. Call our office to learn more about our services and find out why many people with fibromyalgia are turning to rheumatology care to manage their symptoms.

Request an appointment here: https://rheumatologyorlando.com or call Anika Alar MD at (407) 209-3711 for an appointment in our Orlando office.

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