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Are you confused about the difference between Fibromyalgia Trigger Points and Fibromyalgia Tender Points?
Fibromyalgia (FM) Trigger Points…Fibromyalgia (FM)Tender Points…it can all get really confusing. Especially, if you are hurting and just want to live a pain-free life!
We at Discectomy.net are going to make it easier for you and outline exactly what this condition is all about…so you don’t have to stress.
What are FM Trigger Points?
FM Trigger Points are sometimes confused with FM Tender Points. Trigger Points are associated with chronic muscle pain. They produce pain in other parts of the body when pressed with a finger. This is called referred pain.
Since chronic muscle pain is often one of the symptoms of FM you might experience pain from the Fibromyalgia Trigger Points and Tender Points.
What are FM Tender Points?
- This pain is localized into point areas. Discomfort happens around joint and hurt when pressed with a finger.
- They are not usually deep areas of pain. The pain is closer to the surface of the skin and do not need much pressure.
- The size of FM Tender Points are usually the size of a penny. Light touch can cause you pain.
There are a total of 18 tender points on your body. For a correct and partial diagnosis the American College of Rheumatology stated that you must feel pain in at least 11 of the 18 areas when pressed upon.
- These areas occur on both sides of your body are symmetrical
Where are these FM Tender Points?
- Front lower sides of your neck
- Upper chest
- Inner elbows
- Just above inner knees
- Back of your head
- Top of the shoulders
- Upper back at your shoulder blades
- Upper buttocks
Remember…when it comes to Fibromyalgia Tender Points they are not consistent.
Your pain may be different every day. Some days you might have pain so bad you might feel like screaming. Other days you may not have any pain.
Ok? Now what do you do?
- It is so important to monitor your pain every day to ensure a proper diagnosis before you go to the FM Treatment Center of your choice
- Explore this website for exercises, natural remedies, massage therapy, causes, and medicine information
Remember, the more information you gather about this syndrome the better you can present your case at the Fibromyalgia Treatment Center and restore the quality of your life!