Osteopathy for Fibromyalgia Syndrome & Other Chronic Pain Conditions
Posted Sep 06 2013 6:33am
Osteopathy (known as OMM osteopathic manipulative medicine in the U.S.), stresses the connection between all organ systems of the body, specifically focusing on the Musculoskeletal System, and its function throughout the entire body to unify the circulatory, nervous, endocrine, immune, and musculoskeletal systems to function one cohesive unit. This, combined with good dietary and /or exercise prescription can enhance a fibromyalgia (FM) patient's well being. It is also said to be helpful in treating FMs over-lapping conditions as well (i.e., CFS, CMP or MPS, IBS & others). In most countries osteopathy uses a more holistic approach and the use of a range of manual and physical treatment interventions.
Early intervention by an osteopath allows probable sources of referred pain to be identified, making it possible for you to change to your lifestyle now to avoid the inevitable pain later on. Osteopaths can offer prevention advice such as stretching exercises, lifting techniques, posture, breathing and stress reduction, so that individuals can maintain their own health.
OMM can be helpful in treating anterior knee pain Super Slim, asthma, epicondylitis, tendonitis, impingement syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and other gastrointestinal disorders, thoracic outlet syndrome, temporomandibular joint syndrome (TMJ), headaches, back and neck pain, heel/ foot pain, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome and vertigo. It can also be an effective complementary treatment for anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia (FM), osteoarthritis, shin splints, tennis elbow, repetitive strain injury, degenerative disc disease, sinusitis, herniated disc, chronic obstructive lung disease Super Slim Pomegranate, pneumonia, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, Bell's palsy, pregnancy and childbirth, and premenstrual syndrome.