Effectiveness of exercise in management of fibromyalgia

@article{Gowans2004EffectivenessOE,
  title={Effectiveness of exercise in management of fibromyalgia},
  author={S. Gowans and A. Dehueck},
  journal={Current Opinion in Rheumatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={16},
  pages={138-142}
}
Purpose of reviewExercise was established as an integral part of the nonpharmacological treatment of fibromyalgia approximately 20 years ago. Since then many studies have investigated the effects of exercise—either alone or in combination with other interventions. This review will discuss the benefits of exercise alone and provide practical suggestions on how patients can exercise without causing a long-term exacerbation of their pain. Recent findingsShort-term exercise programs for individuals… Expand
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