Exercise for patients with fibromyalgia: risks versus benefits.

@article{Clark2001ExerciseFP,
  title={Exercise for patients with fibromyalgia: risks versus benefits.},
  author={Sharon Rose Clark and Kim D Jones and Carol S. Burckhardt and Robert J. Bennett},
  journal={Current rheumatology reports},
  year={2001},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={
          135-46
        }
}
Although exercise in the form of stretching, strength maintenance, and aerobic conditioning is generally considered beneficial to patients with fibromyalgia (FM), there is no reliable evidence to explain why exercise should help alleviate the primary symptom of FM, namely pain. Study results are varied and do not provide a uniform consensus that exercise is beneficial or what type, intensity, or duration of exercise is best. Patients who suffer from exercise-induced pain often do not follow… CONTINUE READING
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