Proprioception and Fibromyalgia

Proprioception—a sensory nerve ending in muscles, tendons, and joints that provides a sense of the body’s position by responding to stimuli from within the body nerve endings in the joint spaces.

In other words, Proprioception is the perception of one’s own body-areas in relation to each other.

These nerve endings send messages to the brain […]

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Pain Can Be Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS)


Pain can be—Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS)—or it is sometimes referred to as being “double-jointed”

I remember, as a child, being able lay on my back with my ankles aside of me. To this day, I can reach the floor with the palms of my hands while keeping my knees straight. I always prided […]

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Fibromyalgia and TMJ

The Symptoms of TMJ are Magnified in Fibromyalgia

The symptoms of TMJ (temporomandibular joints) are always magnified for a person living with Fibromyalgia. The pain experienced in FMS and TMJ is very similar. Both have multiple trigger points (tender points) in various muscle groups, creating intense pain. These trigger points have been described as lumps […]

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome—Dehydration and Pain


Dehydration and Pain—I never understood the relationship until my latest visit to the muscle therapist for a {ouch}, deep-tissue massage. I can’t believe I paid for the experience, but am willing to do what I need to do for a better quality of life. I live with Myofascia Pain Syndrome from a […]

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