Pool-based exercise for amelioration of pain in adults with fibromyalgia syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={Pool-based exercise for amelioration of pain in adults with fibromyalgia syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Leonardo Victor Galv{\~a}o-Moreira and Lailson Oliveira de Castro and Ed Carlos Rey Moura and Caio M{\'a}rcio Barros de Oliveira and Jo{\~a}o Nogueira Neto and Lyvia Maria Rodrigues de Sousa Gomes and Pl{\'i}nio da Cunha Leal},
  journal={Modern Rheumatology},
  pages={904 - 911}
Abstract Objective To evaluate the effects of pool-based exercises on pain symptomatology among adults with fibromyalgia syndrome. Methods A systematic review and meta-analysis were carried out using PRISMA guidelines. Database search was conducted by two independent reviewers. For meta-analysis, the visual analogue scale (VAS) score for pain was used as the primary outcome and the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) score was utilized as the secondary outcome. Results A total of 42 out of… 

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