Complementary and alternative therapies for fibromyalgia

@article{Crofford2001ComplementaryAA,
  title={Complementary and alternative therapies for fibromyalgia},
  author={Leslie J. Crofford and Brent Evan Appleton},
  journal={Current Rheumatology Reports},
  year={2001},
  volume={3},
  pages={147-156}
}
Fibromyalgia (FM) is a syndrome of chronic widespread musculoskeletal pain that is accompanied by sleep disturbance and fatigue. Clinical treatment usually includes lifestyle modifications and pharmacologic interventions meant to relieve pain, improve sleep quality, and treat mood disorders. These therapies are often ineffective or have been shown in clinical studies to have only short-term effectiveness. Pharmacologic treatments have considerable side effects. Patients may have difficulty… CONTINUE READING
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