In People With Fibromyalgia, Pain Is Not Worsened By Regular, Moderate Exercise

In People With Fibromyalgia, Pain Is Not Worsened By Regular, Moderate Exercise
For many people who have fibromyalgia, even the thought of exercising is painful. “For many people with fibromyalgia, they will exercise for a week or two and then start hurting and think that exercise is aggravating their pain, so they stop exercising,” Ang said. “We hope that our findings will help reduce patients’ fear and reassure them that sustained exercise will improve their overall health and reduce their symptoms without worsening their pain.”

For many people who have fibromyalgia, even the thought of exercising is painful.

“For many people with fibromyalgia, they will exercise for a week or two and then start hurting and think that exercise is aggravating their pain, so they stop exercising,” Ang said. “We hope that our findings will help reduce patients’ fear and reassure them that sustained exercise will improve their overall health and reduce their symptoms without worsening their pain.”

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