Controlled, cross-sectional, multi-center study of physical capacity and associated factors in women with fibromyalgia

Health and physical capacity are commonly associated with disease, age, and socioeconomic factors. The primary objective of this study was to investigate the degree to which physical capacity, defined as muscl...
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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Source: Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment Source Type: research
Conditions:   Myofascial Pain Syndrome;   Catastrophizing;   Chronic Pain Intervention:   Procedure: Dry needling Sponsors:   Universitat Jaume I;   Fundación Universidad Católica de Valencia San Vicente Mártir Recruiting
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Fibromyalgia is a debilitating chronic pain condition affecting approximately 5.4% of the UK population.19 Its primary symptoms include: chronic widespread muscle pain, fatigue, sleep disturbances, tenderness (allodynia) and hyperalgesia to pressure over tender points.53,54 Its pathogenesis is uncertain but may be due to dysfunction of the central nervous system (CNS)31, possibly related to abnormal processing of pain expectation amongst other CNS abnormalities.8 Current treatments include: antidepressant and antiepileptic medication, exercise, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and patient education.
Source: The Journal of Pain - Category: Materials Science Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
Following publication of the original article [1], we have been notified that the corresponding author ’s given name is spelled incorrectly.
Source: Pediatric Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tags: Correction Source Type: research
The objectives of this project are 1) to investigate the applicability, safety, decrease in the number of falls, and incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of prevention of falls program through Tele-SSE in women with FM, and 2) to study the transfer of obtained results to the public and private socio-health economy of Extremadura. Methods/Design: A randomized controlled trial with experimental (Tele-SSE) and control (usual treatment) groups will be carried out. The application of Tele-SSE will be performed for 12 months (three times per week) and one additional follow-up month after the intervention. A focus group including...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Protocol Source Type: research
ch Antoni Sanz Juan V. Luciano The study protocol of a prospective and randomized controlled trial for the assessment of the efficacy of nature activity therapy for people with Fibromyalgia (NAT-FM) is described. The primary outcome is the mean change from baseline in the Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQR) score at post-treatment (12 weeks) and at 9 months of follow-up, and secondary outcomes are changes in the positive affect, negative affect, pain, fatigue, self-efficacy, catastrophising, and emotional regulation. A total of 160 patients with fibromyalgia will be divided into two arms: treatment-as-...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Protocol Source Type: research
Title: Nerve Stimulation Therapy Could Cut Fibromyalgia PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news
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Source: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
THURSDAY, Jan. 16, 2020 -- For people with the mysterious chronic pain condition fibromyalgia, researchers say nerve stimulation may offer some relief. In a recent study, use of TENS -- transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation -- during movement...
Source: - Daily MedNews - Category: General Medicine Source Type: news
CONCLUSION: Our data suggest that EA can reverse the central sensitisation of the TRPV1-ERK signalling pathway in the mouse brain. Thus, our findings provide mechanistic evidence supporting the potential therapeutic efficacy of EA for treating FM pain. PMID: 31941349 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine : journal of the British Medical Acupuncture Society - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Acupunct Med Source Type: research
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