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Fibromyalgia and bone health

Wright, SA, McVeigh, JG and Finch, MB (2004) Fibromyalgia and bone health. Physical Therapy Reviews, 9 (2). pp. 69-75. [Journal article]

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Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic musculoskeletal disorder characterised by widespread pain, sleep disturbance, headache, stiffness and fatigue. There are a number of potential detrimental factors on bone health in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome including immobility, depression, lack of sunlight and poor nutrition. In this article, the literature relating to fibromyalgia syndrome and bone health is reviewed, and evidence is provided for the potential role of physiotherapy in treating fibromyalgia and maintaining bone health.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
ID Code:9710
Deposited By: Dr Joseph McVeigh
Deposited On:24 Aug 2010 08:04
Last Modified:22 Jul 2011 13:54

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