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All Fibromyalgia Articles

Genetic factors play a role in the development of fibromyalgia and chronic widespread pain. Learn what genes may influence a person's perception and sensitivity to pain.
Learn more about the differential diagnosis of fibromyalgia and myofascial pain.
Although juvenile fibromyalgia (JFM) is one of the most understudied pain syndromes in children, in recent years more has come to light about the clinical characteristics, long-term outcomes, and effective treatments for managing the many symptoms of JFM.
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a syndrome manifested by widespread pain, stiffness, fatigue, cognitive difficulties (“fibrofog”), and non-refreshing sleep.
In-depth fibromyalgia article. It reviews the literature and examines the etiology, comorbid symptoms and disorders, and non-pharmacological treatment options for fibromyalgia.
Recognizing an increasing focus on fibromyalgia and a developing need for information, the authors conducted a survey of providers, primarily from Vermont, with the goal of evaluating their awareness and treatment of fibromyalgia.
It has long been recognized that the optimal management of fibromyalgia (FM) syndrome is multimodal and multispecialty—multimodal in all patients and invoking multispecialty consultation when indicated. Article review fibromyalgia diagnosis and treatments.
Juvenile fibromyalgia (JFM) is a chronic condition of widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and nonrestorative sleep. The prevalence of JFM among school-aged children is approximately 1% to 6%. Learn more about JFM in this pain management-focused article
Fibromyalgia (FM) syndrome is a common clinical disorder that is characterized by chronic widespread pain. Although pain is the most prominent symptom, there are many other manifestations that mix and match as they contribute importantly to the morbidity of FM. Article reviews practical tips for diagnosis and treatment.
Intriguing case of a 54-year-old woman with fibromyalgia and sleep apnea.
Article address the overlap of sleep apnea and fibromyalgia. How do you effectively treat both?
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a complex disorder that is difficult to diagnose and treat. Article addresses fibromyalgia diagnosis and treatments.
Cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) can be used to treat fibromyalgia. Includes cases to review.
A pilot study of chronic pain patients with fibromyalgia demonstrated a positive response to topical herbal agents. Which herbs did they respond best to?
While few therapies have proven effective in the past, recent pharmacologic advances provide new hope for this difficult-to-treat disorder.