The effectiveness of multidisciplinary rehabilitation in the treatment of fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Lemstra2005TheEO,
  title={The effectiveness of multidisciplinary rehabilitation in the treatment of fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Mark Edgar Lemstra and Wojciech P. Olszynski},
  journal={The Clinical journal of pain},
  year={2005},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={166-74}
}
OBJECTIVES To assess the effectiveness of multidisciplinary rehabilitation in the treatment of fibromyalgia in comparison to standard medical care. METHODS Seventy-nine men and women were randomly assigned to one of two groups. The intervention group consisted of a rheumatologist and physical therapist intake and discharge, 18 group supervised exercise therapy sessions, 2 group pain and stress management lectures, 1 group education lecture, 1 group dietary lecture, and 2 massage therapy… CONTINUE READING

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