therapeutic massage and chiropractic care

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

charismatic_irony
New Member


Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 6
   Posted 5/10/2007 7:12 AM (GMT -7)   
My chiropractor told me that he doesn't think that I have CFS because I'm not hypersensitive... he doesn't have to be gentle with me during adjustments, and I'm able to tolerate the therapeutic massages I've been receiving following a car accident in February.

A few questions:

First of all, has anyone here who has been diagnosed with CFS who receives chiropractic care and/or therapeutic massages? Do you find that you're extra sensitive, or are you able to tolerate the adjustments/massages even though they hurt a lot?

Secondly, how do you feel after a massage? For the rest of the day I feel like I can't keep my eyes open, even if I drink lots of water, take and take adderall. The massage therapist said that this could be because getting a massage is something of a passive work out for your muscles.

Any ideas?

hippimom2
Veteran Member


Date Joined Jul 2005
Total Posts : 5403
   Posted 5/11/2007 6:50 AM (GMT -7)   
I have never had any problems with having chiropractic work done, but I don't tollerate deep tissue massage very well. I'm wondering if your chiropractor has CFS and FMS confused. There are a lot of people who think that CFS and fibro are the same thing and although there are a lot of similarities between the two, they are two different conditions. People with fibro seem more sypersensitive to touch than people with CFS.
Diagnosis:  UCTD (lupus) 2006; Raynauds 2006; Sjogren's 2006; lupus symptoms began 2003; CFS 1991; Mono 1985
Meds:  Plaquenil 400mg; Prednisone 5-10mg; Tramadol 100mg 3-4x daily; Amitriptyline 10mg; Neurontin 300mg; Prevacid; Steriod Cream and Mouth Rinse for tongue and mouth ulcers; Hydrocodone 5/500 prn for severe pain; Restasis eye drops

 

Clickable:  LUPUS INFORMATION & LUPUS RESOURCES.

Please allow HealingWell to continue helping others by donating: http://www.healingwell.com/donate/

 

Co-Moderator: Lupus and CFS Forums


New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Thursday, December 14, 2017 8:30 AM (GMT -7)
There are a total of 2,905,307 posts in 318,851 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 158208 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Droid1.
301 Guest(s), 14 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
PeteZa, hopeful44, Kct, Purrrsiankitty, Radi, tennisplayer, HaleyBugs07, Dogdays, The Anxious Jedi, getting by, Lynnwood, OriolCarol, three 5's and a jack, iPoop