Chinese Medicine Treatment of Fibromyalgia


Chief Complaint: Fibromyalgia
History: Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia by a specialist in 2002

Taking oxycodone for pain, and ambien and trazadone for sleep
Symptoms: Arthralgia of neck, back, elbows, jaw – Insomnia, Loose stools
Palpation: Slippery full
Observation: pink, swollen, greasy yellow coating
OM Diagnosis: Damp heat in the muscles

Treatment Principle: resolve damp heat
Point Prescription: Bailao, ub 43, ub 23, sp 9, LI 11, LI 4, ST 6, ST 7, Anmian, UB 40, Sp 6,
Herb Prescription: Shen Ling Bai Zhu San and Huang LIan
Lifestyle Prescription: relaxation exercises before bed
Results: after two weeks of ten sessions patient is off oxycodone and both sleeping pills

Pain level is at a 2 from an 8

mood and emotions greatly better

Name: Chris Curley
Credentials: L.Ac., Dipl.OM
Clinic Name: New Eastern Health Center
Street address: 1 W. Shellbay Ave Suite B
City: Cape May Court House
State: NJ
Zip: 08210
Country: usa
Phone 1: 609 827 4366

Last modified: September 8, 2009  Tags: , ,  В·  Posted in: Metabolic, Neurological