Children and adults are the same but different. Most kids want to play all the time, but they also are required to go to school. Most adults would prefer to play all the time – relax, go to the ...View Article
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Posted on 10-08-2012
Is it drugs, surgery, patches, lotions, creams...? Nope. It's none of that. Research has shown time and time again that the best treatment for fibromyalgia is exercise. Exercise helps release endorphins in your brain, and also help to get oxygen flowing to your tissues. Most fibromyalgia patients are in a lot of pain though, so getting a solid exercise routine going is kind of difficult. So, the easiest things to do is keep it simple. Start slow and build upon your successes. Even the worse cases of fibromyalgia can do little things to exercise. Because stress is so highly interrelated with fibromyalgia, exercise works well because it helps to reduce the effects of stress on the body. The following is a list of seven simple fibromyalgia exercises that you can do to help with your fibromyalgia.
Take it from me, living with fibromyalgia is not easy. If you can work through some of the pain and try exercising, you will find that it helps to relieve some of that burden on your shoulders and lessen some of the pain.
Dr. Jacob Canfield is a practicing chiropractor at Simple Truth Chiropractic in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For more information about how chiropractic can help you with your problems, please call our office at 616-458-8063.
Thanks for the great tips doc. Been a fibro sufferer for years. Exercise does help!