Tag Archives: fibromyalgia

Acupuncture is an effective treatment for fibromyalgia pain

Pub Med

Purpose: Fibromyalgia is a syndrome characterized by widespread pain, which caused huge economic and social burden. Acupuncture is often used to manage chronic pain. However, the efficacy of acupuncture in fibromyalgia is still controversial. This study aimed to systematically review the effects of acupuncture on pain, fatigue, sleep quality, physical function, …

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Acupuncture relieves fibromyalgia

Pub Med

Purpose of review: Fibromyalgia is a highly prevalent chronic pain syndrome that affects up to 4% of the population and causes significant morbidity and disability, with an increasing associated cost. Though many approaches for treatment have been tested, therapy regimens are still elusive, and efficacy is limited. This review summarizes the …

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Acupuncture relieves fibromyalgia pain

Pub Med

To date, there is considerable evidence of the effectiveness of acupuncture in fibromyalgia syndrome. However, it is not known in which body areas acupuncture is more effective. The objective of this study was to assess the improvements of pain induced by acupuncture in single body areas in patients with fibromyalgia …

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