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Tender Points

Tender Points

I went to a new chiropractor yesterday and he said something to me before i left. He told me not to massage the back of my skull because that could mess up what he was trying to realign. The back of my skull has two tender spots that hurt when touched and what they count to see if you have fibro correct? So that got me to thinking. How many of us have bad necks and spines? Could fibro be a part by nerves being pushed on?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

You take the rubber end of the pencil in one hand whilst cupping round the Base of your skull with the other hand then you gently but firmly tap around the Base of the skull with the rubber (eraiser) going from one side of the head from just behind the ears to the other side several times for as long as your arms will letake you as probably like me you have difficulty holding your arms up at the back of your head for any length of time. Try doing it at least couple of times a day it stimulates the nerves and sends signals to the brain. My advice too tho would be to look up doctor alan mandell on YouTube so you can see for yourself he is a wonder of information on various ways to help heal yourself that's his aim and goal since retiring and has saved many people from having to have evasive treatments operations ect all through helping themselves. I would never have thought it before trying many of his self help techniques that are so simple non expensive and very effective. He's a very clever influential man on many illnesses. The youtube video I first followed him on was for occipital neuralgia when the strong medications I was being tried with were all having dramatic side effects on me and nothing was working plus couldn't bear lying down in bed to sleep I was in such terrific pain. Not saying my neck doesn't hurt anymore as I have arthritis in it but stimulating the nerves sure has helped and can lie down and sleep more now. Give him a try look him up he can help with migraines too also show you how to drain your own sinuses. So much he knows about every part of the body. Hope you find this and him helpful. Wish you comfort and support. Take care! 💕👍

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I was told by my Neurologist that fibromyalgia is a neuromuscular disease that is progressive and can be more debilitating the M.S. For many people

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Hi, from what I have learned fibro is a musculoskeletal problem. So anywhere there is connective tissue, which is head to toe you can experience pain. Sometimes its sharp, shooting, or burning, other times it may be stabbing, aching, even nausea.
I wish you the best in getting help from your chiropractor. Never worked for me. I also have DDD, OA, scoliosis, so many diagnoses I have lost count. The extra things we experience are called co-morbitities (not sure on spelling).
You may experience other medical issues over time. It is progressive. That's why so many are disabled from it. I was diagnosed in the early eighties, disabled 2005. Had to stop working around '98. I hope this isn't scaring you, that is not my intent. Gentle hugs your way

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Pain and tenderness at the Base of my skull stiffness in my neck resulting in little movement in my head and neck were the first of symptoms I started with at the beginning of my fibromyalgia after having pneumonia and never having a pain free day since plus constant fatigue flu like symptoms ect on a daily basis! Nerves in the Base of your skull need stimulating but was shown on a YouTube video by a retired chiropractor doctor alan mandell how you can do it yourself very simply and obviously without cost and I was amazed how effective and more that it worked with a simple technique using a leaded pencil with a eraser (rubber) on the end 👍💕

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have a bad neck and occipital neuralgia based around those tender points! I also have a bad back especially lower again near the tender points!

posted almost 2 years ago
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