The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports fibromyalgia affects approximately five million Americans and that it is seven times more commonly diagnosed in women than in men. Fibromyalgia is characterized by generalized pain, stiffness fatigue and sleep disorders. It is often accompanied by headaches or migraines along with depression, anxiety and irritable bowel symptoms. There are no specific imaging studies, blood tests or diagnostic tests for fibromyalgia making it very difficult to diagnose or treat. Medications are largely ineffective in treating the condition as are most physical modalities as there are is no specific tissue damage. Here at your chiropractor in San Jose we can help diagnose this condition and use cold laser therapy along with specific manual adjustment to help control the pain and symptoms of this de- habilitating disease.

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