Fibromyalgia and Neck Pain

Fibromyalgia is many things to many people.  I’ve always found it to be really interesting when a new patient comes to me with their history and tells me that one of their Drs. (or maybe all of them) have told them that they “must have fibromyalgia”.

They will describe to me how they were tested and have all of the pressure points that go into the diagnosis of fibromyalgia and also how their pain is varied and randomized.

They will then describe all of the medications that they have tried.  Continue reading “Fibromyalgia and Neck Pain”

Is There a Cure for Degenerative Disc Disease?

I have spent the last 15 plus years helping people who suffer from chronic low back pain, neck pain, hip pain, sciatica, spinal stenosis, fibromyalgia, headaches and neuropathy.  I also do a great deal of functional medicine with patients internationally.

One question that I get over and over again is, “My doctors tell me that I’m old and that my pain is from arthritis and that I’m just going to have to live with it.  Is that true?” Continue reading “Is There a Cure for Degenerative Disc Disease?”