Fibromyalgia mapping


Fibromyalgia mappingFibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or M.E is described as recurrent widespread pain. It is said to occur in 2-4% of the population, with a 9:1 ratio of women to men.


Symptoms include -


Fatigue, Joint Stiffness, Dizziness, Sleep disturbance, Nausea, Muscle spasm, Bladder problems, Bowel problems, Weight gain, Depression

There is evidence to suggest that Fibromyalgia has a genetic link and that stress can also be a causative factor.

The guaifenesin protocol is a therapy that has been developed to help dramatically reduce the symptoms of fibromyalgia/CFS/ME.

Mapping is a technique used only by trained physicians to advise patients whether they are on the correct dose of guaifenesin, and to see whether they might be blocking it’s action. The mapper feels for contracted ligaments, muscle and ‘lumps and bumps’ that are characteristic
of fibromyalgia.

At the Woodside Osteopathic Clinic we are trained to map fibromyalgia patients safely and ensure that our patients are kept reassured at all times.


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