Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Regional Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
The experience of pain is a normal and vital to survival. However, living with pain is not normal and often leads to the sufferer seeking help for the medical community. The experience of pain is quite unique and there continues to be more to learn. The pain experience is multifaceted and chronic pain is incredibly complex, therefore, there is no “one size fits all” treatment. When treating pain, practitioners must account for this complexity and how a combination of neurobiology, the musculoskeletal system, emotions, psychology, and perceived threats and securities relate to the pain experience.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain. Symptoms can also include fatigue as well as sleep, mood and memory disturbances. Properly diagnosing fibromyalgia is often delayed by several months or longer and entails seeing multiple doctors and health care practitioners. This process can be very frustrating and lead to the development of depression, anxiety, and the fear that one will never be pain free. Pain is complex, but YOU can get BETTER!
There is emerging research that is tailored to helping people who suffer from chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia. Therapeutic pain neuroscience education, aerobic exercise, exercise progression, hands-on treatments, pacing and self-management techniques are all beneficial. Therapeutic pain neuroscience education helps patients understand more about their pain from a biological and physiological viewpoint and in combination with other treatment strategies, significant pain reduction can occur. At Square One Physical Therapy we can assist you in finding the right strategies to help you manage your life. Call today to start at Square One Physical Therapy and schedule your consultation. Get started. Feel better.