The causes for fibromyalgia are unknown. Doctors theorize it could come from a number of different things such as physical or emotional trauma, sleep disturbances, possible infection although none has been identified, or the part in the brain that is responsible for pain might react differently in fibromyalgia patients. Whatever the causes, fibromyalgia is difficult to live with. Spinal adjustments can help patients feel relief. Often, when the spine is out of alignment, muscles tighten and spasm, there may also be pressure being put on a nerve- chiropractic adjustments help tremendously in these types of cases. Exercise also is of great importance; although it is hard with the fatigue that comes with fibromyalgia, exercising can strengthen the body and decrease pain. Dr. Eshanov, a chiropractor (Montclair NJ) has ways of helping you. The doctor recommends low impact exercise such as walking, using an elliptical machine, stretching and activities like tai-chi and water-based sports. The doctor also suggests that there may be a nutritional component to fibromyalgia, or rather a lack of. Nutritional modifications may also help to fight fibromyalgia. The best approach however, is to utilize chiropractic care, proper nutrition, and exercise to relieve the body of fibromyalgia. If you or someone you know suffers with this condition, you are encouraged to call Dr. Eshanov at (973) 900-2660 or go online to www.MontclairChiropracticCenter.com and make an appointment for a consultation.