Fibromyalgia is characterized by diffuse widespread pain and tenderness throughout the body. It is often associated with fatigue, depression and anxiety, sleep disruptions, digestion problems and cognitive issues. There is no specific test to diagnose fibromyalgia, which requires a careful physical exam and diagnostic tests to rule out other conditions. Some patients with rheumatic disease may be at higher risk for developing secondary fibromyalgia.
If fibromyalgia is impacting your quality of life, don’t hesitate to find relief. It’s time to reach out to Southland Rheumatology Center and schedule your first appointment with our team today.
Here at Southland Rheumatology Center, our board-certified rheumatologist, Dr. Veena Nayak, and her experienced team of licensed clinicians, will provide you with an individualized treatment plan for Fibromyalgia, utilizing a multimodal approach that includes effective targeted medicine combined with an integrated approach of pain relieving techniques, dietary modification and supplements and behavioral modification. This will be done after a thorough evaluation of your medical history, physical examination, and with the use of state-of-the-art diagnostic studies.
Fibromyalgia has its own distinct symptoms, such as fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood issues. If you’re struggling with fibromyalgia, don’t let the condition progress and worsen. Reach out to the experts at Southland Rheumatology Center to receive the accurate diagnosis you deserve and begin developing your tailor-made treatment plan.
When you visit our team, each of our treatment options will be customized by your rheumatologist to suit your body and your condition. We’ll work alongside you to develop the treatment plan that’s best for you, listening thoroughly to your recovery goals and determining how best to achieve them.
The current causes are still unclear to researchers. Current research suggests the involvement of the nervous system, particularly the central nervous system. If you have a family history of fibromyalgia, you may be at a higher risk of developing it yourself.
Yes! Southland Rheumatology Center is proud to accept insurance, and many patients are able to receive coverage for their fibromyalgia treatment. Please visit our Insurance page to view our list of accepted providers -- if you don’t see your provider listed, we encourage you to give us a call and discuss your options with our friendly, knowledgeable staff.
Yes! Physical therapy is an absolute essential part of your recovery, as much as any other part of your treatment plan. Our physical therapist is here to collaborate with your rheumatologist and offer you tailor-made care at every step of the way.
At Southland Rheumatology Center, we make it as simple as possible for you to get back to living your life the way you love to live it. Just use our online scheduling tool to make your appointment, and please feel free to call us at 708-283-2600 with any questions you have prior to your visit. We’re here to help.