Fast Five Quiz: Fibromyalgia Key Aspects

Herbert S. Diamond, MD


February 16, 2022

The EULAR guidelines considered 20 reviews of exercise therapy with as many as 34 trials and at least 2494 participants. Aerobic and strengthening exercise is strongly recommended for patients with fibromyalgia, with no preference given to one over the other. Neither is preference given to land or aquatic exercise. Biofeedback, hypnotherapy, and massage were not supported as recommendations, receiving "weak for" designation after evaluation.

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