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Discover Soft Tissue And Spine

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6740 Cascade Rd., S.E., Ste. 4
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Phone: (616) 956-1112
Fax: (616) 956-6265

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Tuesday7:30 - 12:30Closed
Wednesday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Thursday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Friday7:30 - 12:30Closed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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Overview of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a common condition characterized by widespread pain in joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. Some other problems commonly linked with Fibromyalgia include fatigue, morning stiffness, sleep problems, headaches, numbness in hands and feet, depression, and anxiety. Fibromyalgia can develop its own, or secondary to other musculoskeletal conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, or systemic lupus. Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia requires a history of at least three months of widespread pain, and pain and tenderness in at least 11 0f 18 tender-point sites. These tender-point sites include fibrous tissue or muscles of the Neck, Shoulders, Chest, Rib Cage, Lower Back, Thighs, Knees, Arms (elbows), and Buttocks. The overwhelming characteristic of Fibromyalgia is a long-standing, body-wide pain with defined tender points. Tender points are distinct from trigger points seen in other pain syndromes. (Unlike tender points, trigger points can occur in isolation and represent a source of radiating pain, even in the absence of direct pressure.) Fybromyalgia pain can mimic the pain experienced by people with various types of arthritis. The soft-tissue pain of Fybromyalgia is described as deep-aching, radiating, gnawing, shooting, or burning, and ranges from mild to severe.  Fybromyalgia sufferers tend to waken with body aches and stiffness.

Symptoms of Fibromyalgia 

  • Multiple Tender Areas
  • Sleep Disturbances
  • Reduced Exercise Tolerance
  • Fatigue
  • Body Aches

Treatment of Fibromyalgia

Here at Discover Chiropractic we utilize chiropractic care, manual soft tissue treatments, massage therapy, nutrition and stretches to work on relieving pain and correcting complications associated with Fibromyalgia. To see if we may be able to help you call 616-956-1112 today for a consultation.

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Featured Services

Chiropractic Dr. Lambert offers a variety of adjusting methods to provide you with a comfortable and pleasant chiropractic experience, including hands on and instrumentation adjustments. Soft Tissue Treatment Dr. Lambert  is different with his treatment in that he treats not only the joint component of injuries with conservative care, but he also treats the soft tissues, scar tissue, and adhesions in the soft tissues that contribute to pain a lot of the time.  Dr. Lambert has over 19 years of experience with providing treatment to musculoskeletal injuries. Online Forms Our patient forms are available online so they can be completed in the convenience of your own home or office.

Testimonials

Soft Tissue Work and Chiropractor Works!  Besides professional service and friendliness, the soft tissue has been a blessing. It is a mix of PT and Chiro. I no longer have the headaches I had and he is helping my hip!

Patty
Grand Rapids, MI

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Tuesday7:30 - 12:30Closed
Wednesday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Thursday9:00 - 12:302:30 - 6:00
Friday7:30 - 12:30Closed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:00 - 12:30 7:30 - 12:30 9:00 - 12:30 9:00 - 12:30 7:30 - 12:30 Closed Closed
2:30 - 6:00 Closed 2:30 - 6:00 2:30 - 6:00 Closed

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  • 6740 Cascade Rd., S.E., Ste. 4 Grand Rapids, MI 49546
  • (616) 956-1112
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