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Fibromyalgia Treatmentin Phoenix, AZ

Fibromyalgia Treatment Options

Treatment options may include:

  • Exercise
  • Relaxation
  • Acupuncture
  • Physical therapy
  • Medications (pain relievers, opioids, antidepressants, antiseizure drugs)
  • Occupational therapy
  • Counseling
  • Sleep
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • surgery
  • vitamins
  • weight management

Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Symptoms include:

  • Constant, dull pain
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle stiffness
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Sleep disorders (insomnia, restless leg syndrome, sleep apnea)
  • Cognitive difficulties (a.k.a. “Fibro fog”, impaired focus, attention, concentration)
  • Widespread (occurring on both sides of body, above and below the waist)

Types of Fibromyalgia Pain

Common forms of Fibromyalgia pain include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Allodynia
  • Headaches
  • Hyperalgesia
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Paresthesia

Facts

  • Fibromyalgia is chronic and often lasts a lifetime.
  • More women are diagnosed with fibromyalgia than men.
  • The risk of developing fibromyalgia is higher if a family member has it.
  • There is no specific lab test that can confirm a diagnosis.
  • People with osteoarthritis, lupus, or rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to have fibromyalgia.

The Pain Experts of Arizona was founded to bring the highest level of care in a state-of-the-art setting that emphasizes the belief of treating our patients with the same respect, compassion, and dedication we would treat our own friends and family.

Contact our office to schedule an appointment and let us help you get back on your way to an active life without the limitations of chronic pain. From our Phoenix office, The Pain Experts of Arizona, serves pain management patients in Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, Queen Creek, and the entire Phoenix area.