Education & Treatment

What's Fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia (pronounced fy-bro-my-AL-ja) is a common and complex chronic pain disorder that affects people physically, mentally and socially. In the past fibromyalgia has also been referred to as fibromyalgia syndrome, fibromyositis and fibrositis. It is characterized by chronic widespread pain, multiple tender points, abnormal pain processing, sleep disturbances, fatigue and often psychological distress. Symptoms can wax and wain, with severe symptoms being extremely debilitating and can interfere with an individuals basic daily activities.

What type of treatment will help Destinee.

Destinee will received treatment from the Centers for Integrative Medicine and Healing

Dr. Tad and his elite team of Doctors have successfully treated thousands of patients with a variety of chronic illnesses, pain, advanced systemic problems and disease.

At the Centers for Integrative Medicine and Healing our integrative treatments are natural, effective and come with no side effects. The only effect you should anticipate is improvement in your health and well-being. CIMH uses a variety of Oriental and Western Medicine modalities to treat root causes and branch symptoms of illness and chronic pain, eliminating discomfort and greatly improving your lifestyle.

At Centers for Integrative Medicine and Healing we have a 97% successful response rate to our Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine treatments.

Fibromyalgia Statistics
People in US with Fibromyalgia - 15 million
FM is the 2nd leading cause of musculoskeletal disease. Osteoarthritis is #1.
90% of those with FM are female
60% of people with FM are diagnosed between the ages of 30-40
Symptom Information

More than 50% of people with fibromyalgia suffer from constant headaches or migraines

Approximately 50% of people with fibromyalgia have difficulty with or are unable to perform routine daily activities.

People with fibromyalgia are hospitalized about once every 3 years

Symptom Information

50% of fibromyalgia patients suffer from sensitivity to odors, noise, bright lights, medications and various foods

Fibromyalgia often co-occurs (up to 25-65%) with other rheumatic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and ankylosing spondylitis (AS).


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