Fibromyalgia is a complex chronic condition that is multi faceted in regards to the areas of the body it affects. It is a condition that is often misdiagnosed to individuals with complex chronic pain syndromes that don't have a clear pathological basis. Fibromyalgia is a pain syndrome where strong pain is experienced in all four quadrants of the body, individuals becomes hypersensitive to heat and touch, often have hypermobility of joints, and is often closely associated with Irritable bowel, Insomnia, Migraines, Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, Depression and an overwhelming sense of fatigue.
This complex condition has a bio mechanical, bio chemical and autonomic association that requires a holistic approach to management and rehabilitation.
Chronic pain is categorised by an individual that has been experiencing constant pain fro longer than three months, Pain when it becomes chronic will affect an individual not only physically, but also mentally and emotionally. It is why it is vital that when seeking assistance in Chronic pain that the therapist treat the individual holistically. At the Peninsula Pain & Injury Clinic we specialise in these types of complex pain syndromes and will work with you and any other health care professionals to get you to overcome these devastating dysfunctions.
Chronic pain and fibromyalgia are complex pain conditions that require a holistic approach in healthcare. Glenn Austen at the Pain & Injury Clinic has had extensive experience with these debilitating conditions and can provide a solution in managing your symptoms naturally.