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Effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of fibromyalgia.

  title={Effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of fibromyalgia.},
  author={Betsy B. Singh and Wen-Shuo Wu and S. Hwang and R. Khorsan and C. Der-Martirosian and S. Vinjamury and Chiao-Nien Wang and Shiyng-Yu Lin},
  journal={Alternative therapies in health and medicine},
  volume={12 2},
CONTEXT Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a prevalent musculoskeletal disorder associated with pain, mood state alteration, and disability. A structured and effective treatment plan for palliative care has not been established. The genesis of FMS is not clear. FMS occurs primarily in adult women. DESIGN Using a quasi-experimental clinical design and following the criteria of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), for FMS, 21 participants completed the study. The mean age was 53.6 years. The… Expand
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