Fibromyalgia

2 Mar
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Fibromyalgia As a health and wellness clinic in Mississauga we often work with patients who suffer with fibromyalgia.  The condition can be very painful and debilitating if steps are not taken to learn how to function with it and move forward in spite of it. What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain syndrome characterized by widespread, migrating, and frequently debilitating pain and fatigue.  The medical rheumatologists determine the diagnosis through a series of criteria: Chronic, widespread pain in each of the four quadrants (above and below the waist, bilaterally, in the axial skeleton) that has been present for at least 3 months Pain elicited upon palpation of less than four kilograms of pressure in a least 11 of 18 tender points Patients with fibromyalgia…

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