Michelle Badash, MS
There is no cure for fibromyalgia. Therefore, treatment focuses on reducing pain and other symptoms.
Treatment involves the following:
Currently, there are no surgical options for the treatment of fibromyalgia.
Fibromyalgia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at:
http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated August 10, 2012. Accessed October 11, 2012.
Fibromyalgia. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Available at:
http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Fibromyalgia/...romyalgia_ff.asp. Updated July 2011. Accessed October 11, 2012.
Fibromyalgia. The University of Chicago Medicine website. Available at:
http://www.uchospitals.edu/online-library/content=P00051. Accessed October 11, 2012.
Fibromyalgia Network website. Available at:
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