Fibromyalgia FAQs

Fibromyalgia Frequently Asked Questions with our Queens NY Chiropractor

At Dr. Lee's Spine Center, we promote the use of alternative, surgery-free treatments for fibromyalgia. This condition can be unpredictable, frustrating, and extremely painful. The doctors at Dr. Lee’s Spine Center are here to ease your pain and help you return to your normal daily activities. If you live in Queens, NY or in one of the surrounding neighborhoods, please consider Dr. Lee's Spine Center for all of your chiropractic needs.

Here we will discuss some frequently asked questions about Fibromyalgia and its treatment:

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What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder that causes muscle aches and tenderness through the body and fatigue symptoms. Unfortunately, there is no cure for fibromyalgia and it happens to be very common.

What causes Fibromyalgia?

There is no exact answer to this question. What we know is that fibromyalgia has been found to affect fewer men than women, suggesting that genetics or hormones may be contributing factors. It may also be caused due to lupus or chronic fatigue syndrome.

What are Fibromyalgia symptoms?

Symptoms of fibromyalgia include:

    • Pain and tenderness all over the body
    • Depression
    • Headaches
    • Fatigue
    • Painful menstruation (for women)
    • Restless legs syndrome
    • Irritable bowel disorders
    • Stiffness

How can Our Chiropractic Team Do About Fibromyalgia?

Dr. Lee and the experienced doctors at Dr. Lee's Spine Center in Queens, NY, uses surgery-free options to help alleviate pain and tenderness. We provide chiropractic adjustments to help reduce pressure one the nerves helping minimize pain. We also offer acupuncture to help stabilize your energy flow, helping minimize inflammation and lessen pain. In addition, our team will educate you on the benefits of consuming certain foods that help decrease inflammation and pain. Our chiropractor and trained team will provide you with certain exercises that will help restore some of your strength and lower pain. You will learn how to exercise in ways that do not over-stimulate your muscles and nerves.

Can Fibromyalgia Be Cured?

Unfortunately, at this time fibromyalgia is not curable. We can, however, help you manage your symptoms and minimize your pain, allowing you to live a regular life.

Do Chiropractic Adjustments for Fibromyalgia Hurt?

Our team of chiropractors are very mindful of the sensitivity of patients who suffer from fibromyalgia. They gently manipulate your spine and joints, reducing nerve pressure and pain. Our main goal with a chiropractic adjustment is to minimize your pain and allow you to live a normal life.

How Do I Schedule an Appointment?

If you’re looking for alternative treatments for fibromyalgia in Queens, NY or surrounding neighborhood such as Richmond Hill, Jamaica Estates, South Ozone Park, Ozone Park, Rochdale, Woodhaven, Hollis, Queens Village, and St. Albans please go to

To schedule an appointment, use our online appointment system through our website or call us at (347) 960-7774.

You don’t have to live with the debilitating pain caused by fibromyalgia. Our team is experienced in alternative treatments, allowing you to avoid unnecessary surgery. We want to help you to live a normal life with little to no pain.