Exercises in Water Best at Easing Pain of Fibromyalgia, Review Suggests

Exercises in Water Best at Easing Pain of Fibromyalgia, Review Suggests
Water-based exercise may be more helpful in easing pain and improving quality of life for adults with fibromyalgia than exercises done outside a pool or no physical excise at all, a review study found.  The review, “Pool-based exercise for amelioration of pain in adults with fibromyalgia syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis,” was published in the journal Modern Rheumatology. Fibromyalgia is characterized by pain, fatigue, and muscle rigidity. Its chronic pain is typically managed through the use of both conventional medications and non-pharmacological interventions such as physical therapy, psychotherapy, and electric stimulation.  Exercises such as walking, yoga, and pilates have all been shown to help reduce pain and fatigue,
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