2012 German Systematic Review on Fibromyalgia

Reference:Winkelmann A, et al [Physiotherapy and physical therapies for fibromyalgia syndrome. Systematic review, meta-analysis and guideline].[Article in German] Schmerz. 2012 Jun;26(3):276-86

This 2012 German review paper concluded that low-to-moderate intensity aerobic exercise and strength training are strongly recommended for individuals with fibromyalgia.

On the other hand, not recommended treatments included chiropractic / manual therapy, laser therapy, magnetic field therapy, massage and transcranial current stimulation. Share this latest info with your patients …basically.
Active treatments: good!
Passive treatments: bad!

Posted on: December 16, 2012

Categories: Fascinating Pain Studies

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