For the past three years, I have been in severe pain. I would awake every morning unable to even get out of bed, let alone get up and go to my full-time job every day. My arms and legs were numb and tingling, my back hurt terribly, my legs ached every moment I was awake, and I had terrible headaches daily. I just thought I was getting older and my body was beginning to break down due to the type of strenuous work I did every day. In January 2010, when the pain became more than I could bear, I finally made an appointment with my family doctor who performed thousands of dollars of tests on me including blood work, colonoscopies, and upper endoscopies. Shortly thereafter, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. My doctor wanted me to begin taking an anti-depressant. I didn’t feel like I needed an anti-depressant and decided to just continue living with the pain.
In March of 2011, during a routine physical with another doctor, I mentioned the diagnosis of fibromyalgia. He suggested that I make an appointment with a Chiropractor. Fortunately, I knew Dr. Kevin Lundell through his wife. During my first visit with him, he examined me and took simple x-rays of my neck and spine. When we got the results back he showed me how my spine was misaligned in several areas.
We set up a second appointment, where he adjusted my upper neck and lower back and also instructed me on some home exercises. After this initial adjustment I noticed a difference in my level of pain. He asked me to return for regularly for adjustments, but after the third adjustment, the tingling and numbness in my arms and legs had completely disappeared, as well as the headaches. With subsequent visits, my neck and back have become pain free!
If you’re living with this kind of pain, as I had for many years, don’t be afraid to seek chiropractic care at Lundell Chiropractic. I am so thankful for Dr. Lundell! He truly is a miracle worker!
Vicky from Hooper, Utah