Thursday, January 3, 2013

10 Facts About Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Did you know...?

Fibromyalgia is a biochemical disorder.  It is a systemic neurotransmitter dysregulation with  biochemical causes.  Neurotransmitters carry information between the mind and body - presenting many interesting and often incorrect facts surrounding Fibromyalgia.
While, Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS) is a neuromuscular condition. MPS occurs because of mechanical failures.  Patients have trigger points all over their bodies.
Myofascia is a thin, almost translucent film that wraps around muscle tissue and is the tissue that holds all the other parts together. It gives shape and supports all of the body's muscles. It continues past the muscle and blends into the bone.  It's these trigger points that are affected, producing symptoms.

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