“While the onset of Fibromyalgia can be triggered by a number of factors, medical professionals concur that a traumatic incident like a vehicle crash can trigger the disease in people who had no previous problems with ongoing pain and were in perfect health prior to the trauma”, said Starr Joyce, Medical Consultant to Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers.
In a study of 2,000 Fibromyalgia patients, it was discovered that 65% of those patients had some form of traumatic incident. Of that percentage, 52% of the cases were caused by a vehicle crash.
There are likely very few medical conditions as misunderstood as the one known as Fibromyalgia. Medical practitioners from rheumatologists to psychologists to the family MD have long been studying and debating the causes and treatments for this mysterious condition.
Fibromyalgia is a painful and serious disorder. Some of the more common symptoms include extreme stiffness in the joints, overall fatigue, chronic muscle pain and severe sleep disorders. There are some recognized experts who believe such things as carpal tunnel syndrome, restless leg syndrome and even depression and general cognitive dysfunction, among many other symptoms, can be related to a person being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia.
The personal injury lawyers who specialize in fighting for the rights of vehicle crash victims are supported by some of the brightest and most recognized medical experts available, and can provide invaluable representation if you have been injured.
“The medial community has long recognized the relationship between a traumatic accident and a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia,” says attorney Bruce L. Scheiner, founder of Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner Personal Injury Lawyers. “In my almost four decades defending the rights of thousands of auto crash victims, I have seen how Fibromyalgia can often go undiagnosed, resulting in months or years of personal suffering and hardship. The medical research and technology available to us today is a powerful resource in helping people obtain the appropriate care and treatment for this debilitating disease.”