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81. Whole body vibration exercise training for fibromyalgia. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Whole body vibration exercise training for fibromyalgia. Exercise training is commonly recommended for adults with fibromyalgia. We defined whole body vibration (WBV) exercise as use of a vertical or rotary oscillating platform as an exercise stimulus while the individual engages in sustained static positioning or dynamic movements. The individual stands on the platform, and oscillations result in vibrations transmitted to the subject through the legs. This review is one of a series of reviews (...) that replaces the first review published in 2002.To evaluate benefits and harms of WBV exercise training in adults with fibromyalgia.We searched the Cochrane Library, MEDLINE, Embase, CINAHL, PEDro, Thesis and Dissertation Abstracts, AMED, WHO ICTRP, and ClinicalTrials.gov up to December 2016, unrestricted by language, to identify potentially relevant trials.We included randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in adults with the diagnosis of fibromyalgia based on published criteria including a WBV intervention

2017 Cochrane

82. A qualitative exploration of the experiences of living with and being treated for fibromyalgia Full Text available with Trip Pro

A qualitative exploration of the experiences of living with and being treated for fibromyalgia This study explores the life and treatment experience of people in the United Kingdom with fibromyalgia in order to inform the development of treatments which are both effective and acceptable to users. Qualitative interviews were conducted with 14 participants with interpretative phenomenological analysis used as the theoretical framework and analytical method. The themes identified were as follows (...) : Inauthenticity of fibromyalgia, An Unconventional healthcare experience, Re-creating support networks, Challenging the working identity, Threatening the family dynamic and Fighting, accepting or accommodating? The biopsychosocial impacts of fibromyalgia disrupted the identity, lifestyle, roles and relationships of our participants with such challenges further exacerbated by the contested nature of the illness.

2017 Health psychology open

83. Emotional awareness and expression therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and education for fibromyalgia: a cluster-randomized controlled trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Emotional awareness and expression therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and education for fibromyalgia: a cluster-randomized controlled trial Patients with fibromyalgia (FM) experience increased lifetime levels of psychosocial adversity, trauma, and emotional conflict. To address these risk factors, we developed emotion awareness and expression therapy (EAET) and tested its benefits against an active control condition, FM education, and the field's gold standard intervention for FM, cognitive

2017 EvidenceUpdates

84. Exercise for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness

Exercise for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness Exercise for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Exercise for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness Exercise for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness Published on: July 20, 2017 Project Number: RB1116-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What (...) is the clinical effectiveness of exercise for the management of fibromyalgia? Key Message Twenty-two systematic reviews (11 with meta-analysis) were identified regarding the clinical benefits and harms of exercise for adults with fibromyalgia. Tags exercise, exercise movement techniques, exercise therapy, fibromyalgia, hydrotherapy, musculoskeletal, exercise therapies, muscular rheumatism, Myofascial Pain, fibrositis, physical activity, physical activities, water therapy, water therapies, vibration therapy

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

85. Exercise for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness

Exercise for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness Exercise for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Exercise for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness Exercise for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness Published on: July 20, 2017 Project Number: RB1116-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What (...) is the clinical effectiveness of exercise for the management of fibromyalgia? Key Message Twenty-two systematic reviews (11 with meta-analysis) were identified regarding the clinical benefits and harms of exercise for adults with fibromyalgia. Tags exercise, exercise movement techniques, exercise therapy, fibromyalgia, hydrotherapy, musculoskeletal, exercise therapies, muscular rheumatism, Myofascial Pain, fibrositis, physical activity, physical activities, water therapy, water therapies, vibration therapy

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

86. The Effect Size of Fibromyalgia on PG-VAS in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. Adjustment Proposal in DAS28-ESR: Letter to the Editor regarding Challa, D.N.V., Crowson, C.S. & Davis, J.M. Rheumatol Ther (2017) 4: 201. doi:10.1007/s40744-017-0063-5 Full Text available with Trip Pro

The Effect Size of Fibromyalgia on PG-VAS in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. Adjustment Proposal in DAS28-ESR: Letter to the Editor regarding Challa, D.N.V., Crowson, C.S. & Davis, J.M. Rheumatol Ther (2017) 4: 201. doi:10.1007/s40744-017-0063-5 28685293 2018 11 13 2198-6576 4 2 2017 Dec Rheumatology and therapy Rheumatol Ther The Effect Size of Fibromyalgia on PG-VAS in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients. Adjustment Proposal in DAS28-ESR: Letter to the Editor regarding Challa, D.N.V., Crowson, C.S (...) Universitario "Dr. José Eleuterio González", Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Avenida Gonzalitos 235 Norte, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México. Esquivel-Valerio Jorge Antonio JA Servicio de Reumatología, Departamento de Medicina Interna, Hospital Universitario "Dr. José Eleuterio González", Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Avenida Gonzalitos 235 Norte, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México. eng Letter 2017 07 06 England Rheumatol Ther 101674543 2198-6576 Fibromyalgia Rheumatoid arthritis 2017 05 28 2017 7 8 6 0

2017 Rheumatology and therapy

87. Aerobic exercise training for adults with fibromyalgia. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Aerobic exercise training for adults with fibromyalgia. Exercise training is commonly recommended for individuals with fibromyalgia. This review is one of a series of reviews about exercise training for people with fibromyalgia that will replace the "Exercise for treating fibromyalgia syndrome" review first published in 2002.• To evaluate the benefits and harms of aerobic exercise training for adults with fibromyalgia• To assess the following specific comparisons ० Aerobic versus control (...) potentially relevant trials.We included randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in adults with a diagnosis of fibromyalgia that compared aerobic training interventions (dynamic physical activity that increases breathing and heart rate to submaximal levels for a prolonged period) versus no exercise or another intervention. Major outcomes were health-related quality of life (HRQL), pain intensity, stiffness, fatigue, physical function, withdrawals, and adverse events.Two review authors independently selected

2017 Cochrane

88. Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical and Cost Effectiveness

Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical and Cost Effectiveness Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical and Cost Effectiveness | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical and Cost Effectiveness Physiotherapy Interventions for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical and Cost Effectiveness Published on: June 12, 2017 Project Number: RB1101-000 Product Line (...) : Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary of Abstracts Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions for the management of fibromyalgia? What is the cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions for the management of fibromyalgia? Key Message Ten systematic reviews (eight with meta-analysis) and four economic evaluations were identified regarding the clinical benefits and harms or cost-effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

89. A Brief Review of the Pharmacology of Amitriptyline and Clinical Outcomes in Treating Fibromyalgia Full Text available with Trip Pro

A Brief Review of the Pharmacology of Amitriptyline and Clinical Outcomes in Treating Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a complex chronic condition characterized by pain, physical fatigue, sleep disorder and cognitive impairment. Evidence-based guidelines recommend antidepressants as treatments of fibromyalgia where tricyclics are often considered to have the greatest efficacy, with amitriptyline often being a first-line treatment. Amitriptyline evokes a preferential reduction in pain and fatigue (...) of fibromyalgia, and in the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) score, which is a quality of life assessment. The multimodal profile of the mechanisms of action of amitriptyline include monoamine reuptake inhibition, receptor modulation and ion channel modulation. Several of the actions of amitriptyline on multiple nociceptive and sensory processes at central and peripheral locations have the potential to act cumulatively to suppress the characteristic symptoms of fibromyalgia. Greater understanding

2017 Biomedicines

90. New Insights into the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Fibromyalgia Full Text available with Trip Pro

New Insights into the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic widespread pain and several additional symptoms such as fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, depressive episodes, and anxiety. The underlying pathophysiology of fibromyalgia is still poorly understood, and treatment is often unsatisfactory. Current research provides evidence for altered pain processing in chronic pain patients, and specifically in fibromyalgia patients, possibly based

2017 Biomedicines

91. Update on Treatment Guideline in Fibromyalgia Syndrome with Focus on Pharmacology Full Text available with Trip Pro

Update on Treatment Guideline in Fibromyalgia Syndrome with Focus on Pharmacology Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a chronic condition with unknown aetiology. The pathophysiology of the disease is incompletely understood; despite advances in our knowledge with regards to abnormal central and peripheral pain processing, and hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal dysfunction, there is no clear specific pathophysiological therapeutic target. The management of this complex condition has thus perplexed

2017 Biomedicines

92. Reduced Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines after Eight Weeks of Low-Dose Naltrexone for Fibromyalgia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Reduced Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines after Eight Weeks of Low-Dose Naltrexone for Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia (FM) is a complex, multi-symptom condition that predominantly affects women. The majority of those affected are unlikely to gain significant symptomatic control from the few treatments that are approved for FM. In this 10-week, single-blind, crossover trial we tested the immune effects of eight weeks of oral administration of low-dose naltrexone (LDN). We enrolled eight women (...) . The findings of this pilot trial suggest that LDN treatment in fibromyalgia is associated with a reduction of several key pro-inflammatory cytokines and symptoms. The potential role of LDN as an atypical anti-inflammatory medication should be explored further.

2017 Biomedicines Controlled trial quality: uncertain

93. Modulation of NMDA Receptor Activity in Fibromyalgia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Modulation of NMDA Receptor Activity in Fibromyalgia Activation of the N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) results in increased sensitivity of spinal cord and brain pathways that process sensory information, particularly those which relate to pain. The NMDAR shows increased activity in fibromyalgia and hence modulation of the NMDAR is a target for therapeutic intervention. A literature review of interventions impacting on the NMDAR shows a number of drugs to be active on the NMDAR mechanism (...) in fibromyalgia patients, with variable clinical effects. Low-dose intravenous ketamine and oral memantine both show clinically useful benefit in fibromyalgia. However, consideration of side-effects, logistics and cost need to be factored into management decisions regarding use of these drugs in this clinical setting. Overall benefits with current NMDAR antagonists appear modest and there is a need for better strategy trials to clarify optimal dose schedules and to delineate potential longer-term adverse

2017 Biomedicines

94. The effects of acupuncture versus sham acupuncture in the treatment of fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled clinical trial. (Abstract)

The effects of acupuncture versus sham acupuncture in the treatment of fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled clinical trial. The aim of this manuscript is to determine and to compare the efficacy of real acupuncture with sham acupuncture on fibromyalgia (FM) treatment.50 women with FM were randomized into 2 groups to receive either true acupuncture or sham acupuncture. Subjects were evaluated with VAS (at night, at rest, during activity), SF-36, Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ), Beck

2017 Acta reumatologica portuguesa Controlled trial quality: uncertain

95. Oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for fibromyalgia in adults. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for fibromyalgia in adults. Oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are widely used in the treatment of pain in fibromyalgia, despite being considered not to be effective.To assess the analgesic efficacy, tolerability (drop-out due to adverse events), and safety (serious adverse events) of oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for fibromyalgia in adults.We searched CENTRAL, MEDLINE, and Embase for randomised controlled trials from (...) inception to January 2017. We also searched the reference lists of retrieved studies and reviews, and online clinical trial registries.We included randomised, double-blind trials of two weeks' duration or longer, comparing any oral NSAID with placebo or another active treatment for relief of pain in fibromyalgia, with subjective pain assessment by the participant.Two review authors independently extracted data and assessed trial quality and potential bias. Primary outcomes were participants

2017 Cochrane

96. Testosterone for Depression, PTSD, or Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Testosterone for Depression, PTSD, or Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Testosterone for Depression, PTSD, or Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Testosterone for Depression, PTSD, or Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Testosterone for Depression, PTSD, or Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: February 9, 2017 Project Number: RA0892-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report (...) Type: Reference List Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of testosterone for patients with depression? What is the clinical effectiveness of testosterone for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder? What is the clinical effectiveness of testosterone for patients with fibromyalgia? What are the evidence-based guidelines for the use of testosterone for patients with depression, PTSD, or fibromyalgia? Key Message Two systematic reviews, two randomized controlled trials

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

97. Human Growth Hormone for Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Human Growth Hormone for Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Human Growth Hormone for Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Human Growth Hormone for Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Human Growth Hormone for Depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or Fibromyalgia (...) : Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: February 8, 2017 Project Number: RA0891-000 Product Line: Research Type: Drug Report Type: Reference List Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of human growth hormone for patients with depression? What is the clinical effectiveness of human growth hormone for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder? What is the clinical effectiveness of human growth hormone for patients with fibromyalgia? What are the evidence-based

2017 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

98. Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia BestBets: Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia Report By: Laura Goldie - Rotational Physiotherapist Search checked by Kerstin Hogg - Emergency physician, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Institution: Manchester Royal Infirmary Date Submitted: 9th July 2012 Date Completed: 11th February 2017 Last Modified: 11th February 2017 Status: Green (complete) Three Part Question In [adults with Fibromyalgia] does [acupuncture] have an effect (...) on [reducing pain]. Clinical Scenario A 42-year-old female with a diagnosis of fibromyalgia is assessed by a physiotherapist in an out-patient department. The patient is presenting with widespread pain, which is impairing her function. You wonder whether acupuncture is an effective treatment to use with your patient to decrease pain. Search Strategy MEDLINE 1946-06/16, EMBASE 1974-06/16. [Exp. Acupuncture] and [Exp. Fibromyalgia]. Search Outcome Five hundred and fifty-six articles were retrieved. One

2017 BestBETS

99. GANODERMA LUCIDUM IMPROVES PHYSICAL FITNESS IN WOMEN WITH FIBROMYALGIA. (Abstract)

GANODERMA LUCIDUM IMPROVES PHYSICAL FITNESS IN WOMEN WITH FIBROMYALGIA. fibromyalgia is a chronic disease characterized by generalized pain, stiffness, poor physical conditioning, non-restorative sleep and poor health-related quality of life. Ganoderma lucidum a type of mushroom that has demonstrated several benefits in different populations. Ceratonia siliqua is a natural therapy rich in antioxidants with potential benefits on health.to evaluate the effects of 6-week treatment of Ganoderma (...) lucidum and Ceratonia siliqua on physical fitness in patients suffering from fibromyalgia.sixty-four women with fibromyalgia participated in the study. They took 6 g of Ganoderma lucidum or Ceratonia siliqua per day for 6 weeks. Different fitness tests were selected in order to evaluate functional capacity.after the 6-week treatment period, Ganoderma lucidum significantly improved aerobic endurance, lower body flexibility, and velocity (p < .05). No significant improvement in any physical test

2017 Nutricion hospitalaria Controlled trial quality: uncertain

100. Systematic review and meta-analysis: Pregabalin is effective in reducing fibromyalgia pain

Systematic review and meta-analysis: Pregabalin is effective in reducing fibromyalgia pain Pregabalin is effective in reducing fibromyalgia pain | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . 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 Pregabalin is effective in reducing fibromyalgia pain Article Text Therapeutics/Prevention Systematic review and meta-analysis Pregabalin is effective in reducing fibromyalgia pain Charles Argoff Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on: Derry

2017 Evidence-Based Medicine