Fibromyalgia and Acupuncture
Fibromyalgia is a form of rheumatism and means "pain in connective tissue and muscles". People with the diagnosis feel a continuous pain, stiffness and fatigue in their joints. To date, doctors cannot identify a physical cause for the development of the symptoms, which makes it difficult to diagnose the disease. As a result, advice is often given to exercise moderately, to take a lot of rest and to take pain killers.
How can acupuncture help?
TCM takes a different view of these symptoms, making it possible to help you with the use of acupuncture on your way to a pain-free life and good health for your body.
In acupuncture, people talk about Bi syndromes when it comes to rheumatic diseases. Depending on the type of your Bi syndromes, we prepare a treatment plan according to the China Medical Approach. Fibromyalgia belongs to Bi syndromes as a rheumatic disorder. Abdominal acupuncture is often used in fibromyalgia to improve overall condition and reduce local pain. In addition, we prescribes as well herbal teas to support acupuncture treatments.