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treatment outcomes in at least one subgroup 3 months or more after the initiation of treatment. We excluded studies of drugs not FDA approved in the United States for any condition; studies that included patients with different health conditions and that did not separately report baseline and outcomes in fibromyalgia patients; studies that did not use established fibromyalgia diagnostic criteria for subject selection (ACR 11-13 or Yunus 41 criteria for fibrositis from 1985-90); and pharmaceutical RCTs (...) Treatments for Fibromyalgia in Adult Subgroups Treatments for Fibromyalgia in Adult Subgroups Comparative Effectiveness Review Number 148Comparative Effectiveness Review Number 148 Treatments for Fibromyalgia in Adult Subgroups Prepared for: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 540 Gaither Road Rockville, MD 20850 www.ahrq.gov Contract No. 290-2012-00016-I Prepared by: Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center Minneapolis, MN Investigators: Mary
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
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Is acupuncture effective in the treatment of fibromyalgia? Is acupuncture effective in the treatment of fibromyalgia? Is acupuncture effective in the treatment of fibromyalgia? Berman B M, Ezzo J, Hadhazy V, Swyers J P Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), to report any adverse effects, and to generate hypotheses for future investigation. Searching MEDLINE (from 1966 to 1997), EMBASE, MANTIS, the specialised register (...) of the Cochrane Complementary Medicine Field, the University of Maryland's CAMPAIN database, CISCOM, and the database of the National Institutes of Health Office of Alternative Medicine were searched using the keywords 'acupuncture' and 'fibromyalgia'. The search was supplemented with conference abstracts, citation lists, and letters to pertinent institutions or individuals. Studies reported in any language were considered. Study selection Study designs of evaluations included in the review Randomised
Neurosci . 2017 Apr. 38:13-22. . Gracely RH, Petzke F, Wolf JM, Clauw DJ. Functional magnetic resonance imaging evidence of augmented pain processing in fibromyalgia. Arthritis Rheum . 2002 May. 46(5):1333-43. . Wolfe F, Cathey MA, Kleinheksel SM. Fibrositis (Fibromyalgia) in rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol . 1984 Dec. 11(6):814-8. . Buskila D, Press J, Abu-Shakra M. Fibromyalgia in systemic lupus erythematosus: prevalence and clinical implications. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol . 2003 Aug. 25(1):25-8 (...) . Lumbago: Its lessons and analogues. Br Med J . 1904. 1:117-21. Chaitow L. Fibromyalgia and Muscle Pain . Thorsons Pub; 1995. 1-205. Yunus M, Masi AT, Calabro JJ, Miller KA, Feigenbaum SL. Primary fibromyalgia (fibrositis): clinical study of 50 patients with matched normal controls. Semin Arthritis Rheum . 1981 Aug. 11(1):151-71. . Schmidt-Wilcke T, Diers M. New Insights into the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Fibromyalgia. Biomedicines . 2017 May 13. 5 (2): . . Clauw DJ. Fibromyalgia: more than just
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
Acupuncture for the treatment of arthritis and fibromyalgia Acupuncture for the treatment of arthritis and fibromyalgia Acupuncture for the treatment of arthritis and fibromyalgia Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Report may be purchased from . Citation Acupuncture for the treatment of arthritis and fibromyalgia . Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. 2009 Authors (...) ' objectives Acupuncture is used as a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatment for various acute or chronic pain conditions, including arthritis and fibromyalgia. The goal of acupuncture in patients with arthritis or fibromyalgia is to reduce pain and/or improve function. Project page URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Acupuncture Therapy; Arthritis; Fibromyalgias Language Published English Country of organisation United States Address for correspondence 157 S. Broad
Combination pharmacotherapy for the treatment of fibromyalgia in adults. Fibromyalgia is a chronic widespread pain condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Current pharmacotherapies are often ineffective and poorly tolerated. Combining different agents could provide superior pain relief and possibly also fewer side effects.To assess the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of combination pharmacotherapy compared to monotherapy or placebo, or both, for the treatment of fibromyalgia pain (...) in adults.We searched CENTRAL, MEDLINE, and Embase to September 2017. We also searched reference lists of other reviews and trials registries.Double-blind, randomised controlled trials comparing combinations of two or more drugs to placebo or other comparators, or both, for the treatment of fibromyalgia pain.From all studies, we extracted data on: participant-reported pain relief of 30% or 50% or greater; patient global impression of clinical change (PGIC) much or very much improved or very much improved
Psychological Treatment of Depression in Women With Fibromyalgia Psychological Treatment of Depression in Women With Fibromyalgia - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Psychological Treatment (...) of Depression in Women With Fibromyalgia (PCTFORDEPFM) The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our for details. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02711020 Recruitment Status : Recruiting First Posted : March 17, 2016 Last Update Posted : May 8, 2018 See Sponsor
Fibromyalgia Diagnostic challenges 690 REPRINTED FROM AUSTRALIAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN VOL. 42, NO. 10 OCTOBER 2013 Fibromyalgia Background Fibromyalgia is a common and debilitating condition. The cardinal feature of fibromyalgia is musculoskeletal pain, usually accompanied by other problems, such as fatigue, sleep disturbance and cognitive difficulties. Fibromyalgia commonly coexists with other chronic illnesses and can result in poorer outcomes if untreated. Objective The objective of this review (...) is to discuss when fibromyalgia should be considered as a diagnosis, how it is diagnosed, the current understanding of the pathophysiology of fibromyalgia and the management strategies available. Discussion The features of fibromyalgia are similar to those of many other chronic illnesses, sometimes resulting in diagnostic confusion. Fibromyalgia can co-exist with other disorders and it is important to consider the possibility of fibromyalgia contributing to symptoms in any chronically ill patient. Keywords
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Qualitative systemic review of randomized controlled trials on complementary and alternative medicine treatments in fibromyalgia Qualitative systematic review of randomized controlled trials on complementary and alternative medicine treatments in fibromyalgia Qualitative systematic review of randomized controlled trials on complementary and alternative medicine treatments in fibromyalgia Baranowsky J, Klose P, Musial F, Haeuser W, Dobos G, Langhorst J CRD summary This review of complementary (...) and alternative medicine treatments for fibromyalgia found some positive evidence for balneotherapy and hydrotherapy. There was little or no evidence of positive effects for other interventions. The authors' conclusions appeared to appropriately consider the limitations of the studies and lack of data, but there was a risk that relevant data were missed. Authors' objectives To review the evidence from trials of different complementary and alternative medicine treatments for fibromyalgia. Searching EMBASE
Serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) for fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a clinically defined chronic condition of unknown etiology characterized by chronic widespread pain that often co-exists with sleep disturbances, cognitive dysfunction and fatigue. People with fibromyalgia often report high disability levels and poor quality of life. Drug therapy, for example, with serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), focuses on reducing key symptoms and improving (...) quality of life. This review updates and extends the 2013 version of this systematic review.To assess the efficacy, tolerability and safety of serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) compared with placebo or other active drug(s) in the treatment of fibromyalgia in adults.For this update we searched CENTRAL, MEDLINE, Embase, the US National Institutes of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) International Clinical Trials Registry Platform for published and ongoing trials
FibromyalgiaFibromyalgia - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search Fibromyalgia Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: May 2018 Summary Patients typically present with chronic, widespread body pain and almost always have accompanying comorbid symptoms such as fatigue, memory difficulties, and sleep and mood difficulties Physical examination is typically normal but there is often diffuse tenderness, which (...) have a problem recognising fibromyalgia as a discrete disorder, they should understand the diagnostic and therapeutic importance of 'centralisation' of pain as exemplified by a typical fibromyalgia patient. When a patient with any chronic pain state develops evidence of centralisation of pain, it is likely that treatments that work well for acute pain or pain primarily due to nociceptive input (NSAIDs, opioids, anti-inflammatories, immunosuppressives, injections, surgical procedures) will be less
Which kind of exercise is best in fibromyalgia therapeutic programmes? A practical review Which kind of exercise is best in fibromyalgia therapeutic programmes? A practical review Which kind of exercise is best in fibromyalgia therapeutic programmes? A practical review Cazzola M, Atzeni F, Salaffi F, Stisi S, Cassisi G, Sarzi-Puttini P CRD summary The review found physical exercise was effective for slight to moderate improvement in aerobic fitness, functional status and quality of life (...) in fibromyalgia patients with no clear differences between programmes. These conclusions must be treated with caution due to wide variation within and unknown quality of the limited evidence base, potential bias in review processes and limited reporting of results. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of different forms of physical exercise on pain and physical and mental function in people with fibromyalgia. Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE and The Cochrane Library were searched from January 1985
Mixed 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 fibromyalgia that will replace the review titled "Exercise for treating fibromyalgia syndrome", which was first published in 2002.To evaluate the benefits and harms of mixed exercise training protocols that include two or more types of exercise (aerobic, resistance, flexibility) for adults (...) with fibromyalgia against control (treatment as usual, wait list control), non exercise (e.g. biofeedback), or other exercise (e.g. mixed versus flexibility) interventions.Specific comparisons involving mixed exercise versus other exercises (e.g. resistance, aquatic, aerobic, flexibility, and whole body vibration exercises) were not assessed.We searched the Cochrane Library, MEDLINE, Embase, the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), Thesis and Dissertations Abstracts, the Allied
Effectiveness of acupuncture in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a prevalent musculoskeletal disorder associated with pain, mood state alteration, and disability. A structured and effective treatment plan for palliative care has not been established. The genesis of FMS is not clear. FMS occurs primarily in adult women.Using a quasi-experimental clinical design and following the criteria of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), for FMS, 21 participants (...) completed the study. The mean age was 53.6 years. The data were collected at baseline and at 1 and 2 months. Acupuncture treatments included 17 points for FMS symptoms, and 8 outcome measures were collected.The Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) showed significant differences at 1 and 2 months. For the SF-12, 3 subscales showed significant differences between baseline and 2 months. Four of 6 items were significantly changed. The mean number of general health symptoms was significantly decreased
Acupuncture for fibromyalgia Acupuncture for fibromyalgia Acupuncture for fibromyalgia Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 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 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Acupuncture for fibromyalgia. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Technology Assessment (...) . 2003 Authors' objectives This review contains: a) A review of recent (1995 to present) systematic reviews on the use of acupuncture for fibromyalgia, updated with any RCTs published since the date of the last systematic review (2000 to present). b) Information available in the literature on training for persons performing this therapy and the number of physicians certified to perform this therapy. Authors' conclusions There is only one RCT on the use of acupuncture for fibromyalgia
An experimental randomized study on the analgesic effects of pharmaceutical-grade cannabis in chronic pain patients with fibromyalgia In this experimental randomized placebo-controlled 4-way crossover trial, we explored the analgesic effects of inhaled pharmaceutical-grade cannabis in 20 chronic pain patients with fibromyalgia. We tested 4 different cannabis varieties with exact knowledge on their [INCREMENT]-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) content: Bedrocan (22.4-mg THC, <1-mg