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42. New Approach in Fibromyalgia Exercise Program: A Preliminary Study Regarding the Effectiveness of Balance Training

New Approach in Fibromyalgia Exercise Program: A Preliminary Study Regarding the Effectiveness of Balance Training 26002204 2015 08 31 2015 11 20 2015 08 31 1532-821X 96 9 2015 Sep Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Arch Phys Med Rehabil New Approach in Fibromyalgia Exercise Program: A Preliminary Study Regarding the Effectiveness of Balance Training. 1576-82 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.05.004 S0003-9993(15)00416-5 To determine the effectiveness of balance exercises on the functional (...) level and quality of life (QOL) of patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and to investigate the circumstances associated with balance disorders in FMS. Randomized controlled trial. Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinic. Patients (N=57) (age range, 18-65y) with FMS were randomly assigned into 2 groups. Group 1 was given flexibility and balance exercises for 6 weeks, whereas group 2 received only a flexibility program as the control group. Functional balance was measured by the Berg Balance

EvidenceUpdates2015

43. Treatments for Fibromyalgia in Adult Subgroups

Treatments for Fibromyalgia in Adult Subgroups Treatments for Fibromyalgia in Adult Subgroups Treatments for Fibromyalgia in Adult Subgroups Forte ML, Butler M, Andrade KE, Vincent A, Schousboe JT, Kane RL Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Forte ML, Butler M, Andrade KE, Vincent A, Schousboe JT, Kane RL. Treatments (...) for Fibromyalgia in Adult Subgroups. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 148. 2015 Authors' objectives We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, PsycINFO, AMED, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) plus reference lists of included studies and recent systematic reviews. Authors' conclusions Despite the prevalent belief that fibromyalgia treatments may behave differently in subgroups, evidence to date is largely insufficient

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2015

45. Efficacy of memantine in the treatment of fibromyalgia: A double-blind, randomised, controlled trial with 6-month follow-up

Efficacy of memantine in the treatment of fibromyalgia: A double-blind, randomised, controlled trial with 6-month follow-up 25218600 2014 12 01 2015 07 15 2015 11 19 1872-6623 155 12 2014 Dec Pain Pain Efficacy of memantine in the treatment of fibromyalgia: A double-blind, randomised, controlled trial with 6-month follow-up. 2517-25 10.1016/j.pain.2014.09.004 S0304-3959(14)00424-2 Fibromyalgia (FM) is a prevalent and disabling chronic disease. Recent studies have found elevated levels (...) of Psychiatry, Miguel Servet University Hospital, Zaragoza, Spain. eng Journal Article Multicenter Study Randomized Controlled Trial Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't 2014 09 16 United States Pain 7508686 0304-3959 0 Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists W8O17SJF3T Memantine IM Adult Cognition Disorders drug therapy etiology Double-Blind Method Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists therapeutic use Female Fibromyalgia complications drug therapy Follow-Up Studies Humans Male Memantine therapeutic use Middle Aged Mood

EvidenceUpdates2014

46. Antiepileptic drugs for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia.

Antiepileptic drugs for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia. CLINICAL QUESTION: Are antiepileptic drugs associated with reduced pain intensity in patients with neuropathic pain or fibromyalgia? BOTTOM LINE: In treating diabetic neuropathy and postherpetic neuralgia compared with placebo, gabapentin and pregabalin are associated with a modest increase in the number of patients experiencing meaningful pain reduction. In treating fibromyalgia, compared with placebo, pregabalin alone is associated

JAMA2014

47. Fibromyalgia: a clinical review.

Fibromyalgia: a clinical review. IMPORTANCE: Fibromyalgia is present in as much as 2% to 8% of the population, is characterized by widespread pain, and is often accompanied by fatigue, memory problems, and sleep disturbances. OBJECTIVE: To review the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of fibromyalgia. EVIDENCE REVIEW: The medical literature on fibromyalgia was reviewed from 1955 to March 2014 via MEDLINE and the Cochrane Central Registry of Controlled Trials (...) , with an emphasis on meta-analyses and contemporary evidence-based treatment guidelines. Treatment recommendations are based on the most recent evidence-based guidelines from the Canadian Pain Society and graded from 1 to 5 based on the level of available evidence. FINDINGS: Numerous treatments are available for managing fibromyalgia that are supported by high-quality evidence. These include nonpharmacological therapies (education, exercise, cognitive behavioral therapy) and pharmacological therapies

JAMA2014

49. The Spanish version of the Fibromyalgia Rapid Screening Tool: translation, validity and reliability

The Spanish version of the Fibromyalgia Rapid Screening Tool: translation, validity and reliability 24049098 2013 11 18 2014 01 07 2015 11 19 1462-0332 52 12 2013 Dec Rheumatology (Oxford, England) Rheumatology (Oxford) The Spanish version of the Fibromyalgia Rapid Screening Tool: translation, validity and reliability. 2283-91 10.1093/rheumatology/ket308 Despite showing acceptable psychometric properties, the criterion validity of the original Fibromyalgia Rapid Screening Tool (FiRST) has been (...) called into question for including insufficiently challenging comparison groups. Consequently our objective was to validate a Spanish version of the FiRST including pain disorders more analogous to fibromyalgia. The FiRST was translated following international standards. Internal consistency and temporal stability were assessed. The ability of the FiRST global score as a screening tool for fibromyalgia (criterion validity) was assessed by logistic regression analysis. To determine the degree to which

EvidenceUpdates2014

50. Multi-Component Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Fibromyalgia

Multi-Component Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Fibromyalgia Multi-Component Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Fibromyalgia | Society of Clinical Psychology Multi-Component Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Fibromyalgia Status: Strong Research Support Description Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for FM can be tailored to target many of the symptom domains associated with FM. CBT emphasizes the learning of adaptive behavioral responses to illness and in so doing, alters thinking styles (...) techniques, graded activation, pleasant activity scheduling, sleep hygiene), and (3) Life style change promoting skills targeting barriers to change, unhelpful thinking styles, and long term maintenance of change (e.g. stress management, goal setting, structured problem solving, reframing, and communication skills). In order to better learn and integrate skills into one’s life style, CBT relies upon self-monitoring, skill rehearsal, and social reinforcement. CBT for fibromyalgia can be administered

Society of Clinical Psychology2014

51. Acupuncture may be effective for fibromyalgia

Acupuncture may be effective for fibromyalgia Acupuncture may be effective for fibromyalgia | Cochrane Primary Care Top menu Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Enter terms Acupuncture may be effective for fibromyalgia Cochrane Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Copyright © 2017 The Cochrane Collaboration | |

Cochrane PEARLS2013

52. Limited evidence for benefit of amitriptyline for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults

Limited evidence for benefit of amitriptyline for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults Limited evidence for benefit of amitriptyline for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults | Cochrane Primary Care Top menu Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Enter terms Limited evidence for benefit of amitriptyline for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults Cochrane Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Copyright © 2017 The Cochrane Collaboration | |

Cochrane PEARLS2013

53. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation reduces pain, fatigue and hyperalgesia while restoring central inhibition in primary fibromyalgia

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation reduces pain, fatigue and hyperalgesia while restoring central inhibition in primary fibromyalgia 23900134 2013 10 23 2014 05 28 2017 02 20 1872-6623 154 11 2013 Nov Pain Pain Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation reduces pain, fatigue and hyperalgesia while restoring central inhibition in primary fibromyalgia. 2554-62 10.1016/j.pain.2013.07.043 S0304-3959(13)00411-9 Because transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) works by reducing (...) central excitability and activating central inhibition pathways, we tested the hypothesis that TENS would reduce pain and fatigue and improve function and hyperalgesia in people with fibromyalgia who have enhanced central excitability and reduced inhibition. The current study used a double-blinded randomized, placebo-controlled cross-over design to test the effects of a single treatment of TENS with people with fibromyalgia. Three treatments were assessed in random order: active TENS, placebo TENS

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54. Randomised controlled trial: Telephone-based cognitive-behavioural therapy and a structured exercise programme are effective for chronic widespread pain (fibromyalgia)

Randomised controlled trial: Telephone-based cognitive-behavioural therapy and a structured exercise programme are effective for chronic widespread pain (fibromyalgia) Telephone-based cognitive-behavioural therapy and a structured exercise programme are effective for chronic widespread pain (fibromyalgia) | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in using your username and password For personal accounts (...) OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Telephone-based cognitive-behavioural therapy and a structured exercise programme are effective for chronic widespread pain (fibromyalgia) Article Text Therapeutics Randomised controlled trial

Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)2013

55. Small benefit from cognitive behavioural therapies for fibromyalgia

Small benefit from cognitive behavioural therapies for fibromyalgia Small benefit from cognitive behavioural therapies for fibromyalgia | Cochrane Primary Care Top menu Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Enter terms Small benefit from cognitive behavioural therapies for fibromyalgia Cochrane Trusted evidence. Informed decisions. Better health. Copyright © 2017 The Cochrane Collaboration | |

Cochrane PEARLS2013

56. The cost-effectiveness of pregabalin in the treatment of fibromyalgia: US perspective

The cost-effectiveness of pregabalin in the treatment of fibromyalgia: US perspective The cost-effectiveness of pregabalin in the treatment of fibromyalgia: US perspective The cost-effectiveness of pregabalin in the treatment of fibromyalgia: US perspective Lloyd A, Boomershine CS, Choy EH, Chandran A, Zlateva G Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results (...) and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The study examined the cost-effectiveness of pregabalin for treatment of severe fibromyalgia compared with placebo, duloxetine, milnacipran, gabapentin, tramadol and amitriptyline. The authors concluded that pregabalin was more beneficial and less expensive than the other available treatments for severe fibromyalgia, except when compared to amitriptyline. The study used valid

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2012

57. Effect of pregabalin on sleep in patients with fibromyalgia and sleep maintenance disturbance: a randomized, placebo-controlled, 2-way crossover polysomnography study

Effect of pregabalin on sleep in patients with fibromyalgia and sleep maintenance disturbance: a randomized, placebo-controlled, 2-way crossover polysomnography study 22232085 2012 03 29 2012 07 02 2015 11 19 2151-4658 64 4 2012 Apr Arthritis care & research Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) Effect of pregabalin on sleep in patients with fibromyalgia and sleep maintenance disturbance: a randomized, placebo-controlled, 2-way crossover polysomnography study. 597-606 10.1002/acr.21595 To assess (...) the effect of pregabalin on polysomnographic (PSG) measures of sleep and patient-rated sleep, tiredness, and pain in fibromyalgia patients. We performed a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 2-period crossover PSG study. Patients ages ≥18 years with fibromyalgia satisfied subjective and objective sleep disturbance criteria prior to randomization. Eligible patients were randomized (1:1) to pregabalin (300-450 mg/day) or placebo for crossover period 1, and vice versa for period 2. Each crossover

EvidenceUpdates2012

58. Phenytoin for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults.

Phenytoin for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults. BACKGROUND: Antiepileptic drugs have been used in pain management since the 1960s; some have shown efficacy in treating different neuropathic pain conditions. Phenytoin is an established antiepileptic drug that has been used occasionally to treat intractable trigeminal neuralgia. OBJECTIVES: To assess the analgesic efficacy and adverse effects of the antiepileptic drug phenytoin in neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia. SEARCH METHODS: We (...) searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library 2012, Issue 2), MEDLINE, and EMBASE to 28 February 2012, together with reference lists of retrieved papers and reviews, and ClinicalTrials.gov. SELECTION CRITERIA: We planned to include randomised, double-blind studies of eight weeks duration or longer, comparing phenytoin with placebo or another active treatment in chronic neuropathic pain or fibromyalgia. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS: Two review authors would

Cochrane2012

59. Clonazepam for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults.

Clonazepam for neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia in adults. BACKGROUND: Antiepileptic drugs have been used in pain management since the 1960s; some have shown efficacy in treating different neuropathic pain conditions. Clonazepam, a benzodiazepine, is an established antiepileptic drug, but its place in the treatment of neuropathic pain is unclear. OBJECTIVES: To assess the analgesic efficacy and adverse effects of the antiepileptic drug clonazepam in neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia. SEARCH (...) METHODS: We searched the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library 2012, Issue 2). MEDLINE, and EMBASE to 28 February 2012, together with reference lists of retrieved papers and reviews, and ClinicalTrials.gov. SELECTION CRITERIA: We planned to include randomised, double-blind studies of eight weeks duration or longer, comparing clonazepam with placebo or another active treatment in chronic neuropathic pain or fibromyalgia. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS: Two review

Cochrane2012

60. Multicomponent cognitive-behavioral group therapy with hypnosis for the treatment of fibromyalgia: long-term outcome

Multicomponent cognitive-behavioral group therapy with hypnosis for the treatment of fibromyalgia: long-term outcome 22285609 2012 03 05 2012 08 02 2013 05 20 1528-8447 13 3 2012 Mar The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society J Pain Multicomponent cognitive-behavioral group therapy with hypnosis for the treatment of fibromyalgia: long-term outcome. 255-65 10.1016/j.jpain.2011.11.005 This study compared the efficacy of 2 psychological treatments for fibromyalgia (...) with each other and with standard care. Ninety-three patients with fibromyalgia (FM) were randomly assigned to 1 of the 3 experimental conditions: 1) multicomponent cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT); 2) multicomponent CBT with hypnosis; and 3) pharmacological treatment (standard care control group). The outcome measures of pain intensity, catastrophizing, psychological distress, functionality, and sleep disturbances were assessed before treatment, immediately after treatment, and at 3- and 6-month

EvidenceUpdates2012