Which nonpharmacologic techniques are used in the management of fibromyalgia?

Updated: Nov 14, 2018
  • Author: Chad S Boomershine, MD, PhD, CPI, CPT; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Nonpharmacotherapy

  • Diet (eg, promote good nutrition, vitamin supplementation, bone health, weight loss)

  • Stress management

  • Aerobic exercise (eg, low-impact aerobics, walking, water aerobics, stationary bicycle)

  • Sleep therapy (eg, education/instruction on sleep hygiene)

  • Psychologic/behavioral therapy (eg, cognitive-behavioral, operant-behavioral)


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