Fibromyalgia

Osteopathic Myofascial Release

“When our fascia is free, we are free. Osteopathic treatment unravels these fascial strains, re-establishing fluid continuity throughout the body.” AT Still MD 1899 Myofascial Release “Myo” meaning muscle and “fascia” meaning connective tissue, is the term used to describe the matrix created by muscle and connective tissue. Myofascial Release is a very effective hands-on technique that can help relieve pain and restore function by providing a release into myofascial restrictions (tightness in connective tissue, scar tissue, injured areas).

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterised by widespread muscle pain, joint stiffness, and fatigue. The condition is chronic (ongoing), but pain comes and goes and moves about the body due to turmoil of the central nervous system The disorder is often misdiagnosed or unrecognised. Complex conditions such as Fibromylagia invariably have a combination of causes such as stress, illness, trauma and exposure to environmental toxins. While medical science searches for a better understanding of fibromyalgia Osteopathic management aims to reduce the impact of any factors that are effecting the nervous or immune system and repair mechanisms of the body, while at the same time trying to enhance the function of those mechanisms.

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Osteopathy treats Fibromyalgia

Osteopathy treats Fibromyalgia which is a disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain, joint stiffness, and fatigue. The condition is chronic (ongoing), but pain comes and goes and moves about the body due to turmoil of the central nervous system The disorder is often misdiagnosed or unrecognised. Complex conditions such as Fibromylagia invariably have a combination of causes such as stress, illness, trauma and exposure to environmental toxins. While medical science searches for a better understanding of fibromyalgia Osteopathic management aims to reduce the impact of any factors that are effecting the nervous or immune system and repair mechanisms of the body, while at the same time trying to enhance the function of those mechanisms.

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