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Fibromyalgia is the second most common condition affecting your bones and muscles. Yet it's often misdiagnosed and misunderstood. Its classic symptoms are widespread muscle and joint pain and fatigue. There's no cure. But a combination of medication, exercise, managing your stress, and healthy habits may ease your symptoms enough that you can live a normal, active life.
Fibromyalgia can feel similar to osteoarthritis, bursitis, and tendinitis. But rather than hurting in a specific area, the pain and stiffness could be throughout your body.
Studies to evaluate resistance training with Chiropractic treatment have proven that this combination of treatment improved strength and reduced symptoms of FM. It also improved adherence to the treatment plan and reduced dropout rates while facilitating greater improvements of the domains of functionality.
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J Altern Complement Med. 2009 Mar;15(3):321-8. doi: 10.1089/acm.2008.0132.
Effects of resistance training and chiropractic treatment in women with fibromyalgia.
Panton LB1, Figueroa A, Kingsley JD, Hornbuckle L, Wilson J, St John N, Abood D, Mathis R, VanTassel J, McMillan V.