Research Updates

An all round approach to Fibromyalgia

Friyana Bhabha

Fibromyalgia can be managed through a combination of physical and psychological rehabilitation.

Take Home Messages: Exercise is the most beneficial stand-alone treatment for fibromyalgia. However if they are to persist with an exercise program, most patients will need ongoing support, encouragement and information about what to expect (ie a short term increase in pain and fatigue). Combined treatments – incorporating education, medication, exercise and psychological therapies – can be effective, however these need to be suited...

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