Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that usually involves fatigue, pain, stiffness and/or tenderness in many areas of the body. People with fibromyalgia may also experience a number of other problems, including irritable bowel syndrome, headaches, facial pain, depression, numbness or tingling in the hands and feet, difficulty concentrating, mood changes, dryness of the eyes, skin and mouth, painful menstrual periods, dizziness, and/or anxiety. The specific cause of fibromyalgia is not known, but contributing factors may include sleep disturbances, injury, infection, nervous system abnormalities, stress, hormonal changes, and changes in muscle metabolism.
How the Gokhale Method can help
In our clinical experience, a major contributor to fibromyalgia is poor flow in the circulatory, nervous, and bio-energetic systems (such as Qi in traditional Chinese medicine). Re-learning natural alignment helps to restore the flow in these systems, which improves nourishment of the body’s tissues and efficiently and thoroughly eliminates their waste products.
Where can I learn more?
Restoring natural alignment is the main theme of both the six-session course, Gokhale Method Foundations, and our self-help book: 8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back.
* Information provided is for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute for medical advice from a healthcare professional.