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Electroacupuncture in Fibromyalgia

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By Source: Deluze C, Bosia L, Zirbs A, Chantraine A, • www.ProHealth.com • January 1, 1999


The objective of this study was determine the efficacy of electroacupuncture in patients with fibromyalgia, a syndrome of unknown origin causing diffuse musculoskeletal pain.

In a randomized, double-blind study, 70 patients (54 women) referred to the division for fibromyalgia as defined by the American College of Rheumatology took part in the study.

36 patients were randomized to electroacupuncture and 34 patients received a sham procedure by means of an electronic numbers generator.

The result was measured according to pain threshold, number of analgesic tablets used, regional pain score, pain recorded on visual analogue scale, sleep quality, morning stiffness, and patient's and evaluating physician's appreciation.

Seven of the eight results outcome parameters showed a significant improvement in the active treatment group whereas none were improved in the sham treatment group. Differences between the groups were significant for five of the eight outcome measures after treatment.

Electroacupuncture is effective in relieving symptoms of fibromyalgia. Its potential in long term management should now be studied



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