The rational management of fibromyalgia patients.

  title={The rational management of fibromyalgia patients.},
  author={Robert J. Bennett},
  journal={Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={181-99, v}
The exponential increase in pain research over the last 10 years has established fibromyalgia (FM) as a common chronic pain syndrome with similar neurophysiologic aberrations to other chronic pain states. As such, the pathogenesis is considered to involve an interaction of augmented sensory processing (central sensitization) and peripheral pain generators. The notion, that FM symptomatology results from an amplification of incoming sensory impulses, has revolutionized the contemporary… CONTINUE READING


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