Asheville NC Chiropractor on Fibromyalgia Treatment

Asheville NC Chiropractor sites research that found patients with fibromyalgia respond to chiropractic

Asheville Chiropractor Dr. Mathew Stockstad

The May 2000 issue of the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapuetics reports that 60 % of a group of sufferers having Fibromyalgia reacted effectively to chiropractic care.  The patients in the research had Fibromyalgia for more than 3 months and were adult members of a regional Fibromyalgia organization.

Each  individual was adjusted during 30 visits along with self administered assessments taken in the starting point of the research, following 15 visits, 30 visits and 30 days after conclusion of the research.

Researchers were searching for change for the better in three areas associated with Fibromyalgia Symptoms

  1. Pain intensity
  2. Fatigue level
  3. Sleep quality

15 ladies finished the trial. 9 of these (60 %) were grouped as "respondents".  Respondents were those participants who experienced at least a 50 % improvement in pain severity over the course of the research.

After 30 visits, the respondents showed an average decreasing of 77.2 % in pain intensity and an improvement of 63.5 % in sleep quality and 74.8 % in fatigue level. The change for the better in all 3 areas persisted after 1 month in the absence of chiropractic treatment.

A comparable study in 1986 and presented in the American Journal of Medicine (1986; 81:7-- 14).

found that 45.9 % of people who had Fibromyalgia and went to a chiropractic specialist experienced moderate to wonderful change for the better. In the exact same research, anti-depressant medicine benefited only 36.3 % of those people researched and physical exercise was limited to a 31.8 % rate of change for the better.

As a Chiropractor in Asheville NC for over 22 years I believe it is obvious  that getting rid of interference to your central

nerve system by adjusting vertebral subluxations assists renew the body's in-born capability to heal itself.  Whether or not you are struggling with a significant condition such as Fibromyalgia or not, you will benefit from chiropractic care.

Asheville NC Chiropractor Dr. Mathew Stockstad has been effectively treating patients who suffer from fibromyalgia  for over 20 years.  If you would like to make an appointment for a consultation please call 282-299-4555

Asheville Chiropractor on Fibromyalgia Dr. Mathew Stockstad ofAsheville Chiropractor has a great concern for his patients who suffer from chronic Fibromyalgia which is commonly associated with sleep disturbances. Fibromyalgia (FM ) impacts the entire body, makings the diagnosis challenging! A VERY usual concern with patients struggling with FM includes troubles related ...


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