Study: Fibromyalgia patients can exercise without adding pain

04/2/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Fibromyalgia patients can benefit from long-term exercise without increasing joint pain, according to Dr. Anthony Kaleth of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, who designed aerobic exercise regimens for a study of 170 people with fibromyalgia. Patients who exercised during the study also reported less physical impairment and better overall well-being than did those who did not increase activity levels. The findings were published on the website of Arthritis Care and Research.

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