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Fibromyalgia makes it difficult for you to enjoy a high quality of life. If you exprience fibrobyalgia, you're regularly fighting widespread muscle and joint pain and fatigue.
At Valley Medical and Wellness, we provide conventional and alternative pain treatments to help you restore daily function, productivity, and wellness. We proudly serve the Twin Cities metropolitan area, including Eagan, Bloomington, St. Paul, Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Maple Grove, and Brooklyn Park. Our office are located in Burnsville, Minneapolis, Woodbury, Rochester, and Bemidji Minnesota. Call the office nearest you to learn more.
Fibromyalgia is a medical condition in which you suffer musculoskeletal pain, sleep disorders, memory issues, fatigue, and mood complaints.
Common symptoms of fibromyalgia include:
Fibromyalgia can be hard for conventional medicine to diagnose, even though it’s a rather common illness. You feel pain and suffer disabling symptoms, but evidence of the condition doesn’t show up on blood tests or physical exams.
Exactly why some people develop fibromyalgia isn’t completely understood. The condition has a genetic component, and it’s most common in women. Usually, sufferers have another painful disease, such as arthritis or an infection.
Other factors that put you at risk are mood disorders, a sedentary lifestyle, and a history of physical or emotional abuse or trauma.
There is no cure for fibromyalgia, but at Valley Medical and Wellness medication is generally the first defense against pain. Over-the-counter medications such acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Advil), and prescription medications like Duloxetine (Cymbalta), Gabapentin (Neurontin), and pregabalin (Lyrica) are used to address fibromyalgia symptoms.
Other therapies offered at Valley Medical and Wellness include:
OMT uses hands-on techniques to stretch muscles and move joints to promote healing and relieve pain.
Trigger point injections
Trigger point injections are injected directly into painful soft tissue (muscle), versus a joint. Trigger point injections use both numbing agents and steroids to relieve pain and help release the tension in the soft tissue.
If you suffer from the confounding, life-disabling symptoms of fibromyalgia, seek treatment at Valley Medical and Wellness. Call the office nearest you for an appointment.
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