Abstract: Value of aerobic rehabilitation in the management of fibromyalgia

Rev Med Liege. 2006 Feb;61(2):109-16.

[Article in French]

Maquet D, Croisier JL, Demoulin C, Faymonville M, Crielaard JM.

Medecine de l’Appareil locomoteur, Departement de Medecine Physique et de Kinesitherapie-Readaptation, ULg, CHU Sart Tilman, Liege. D.Maquet@ulg.ac.be

This study assesses the influence of a muscular aerobic revalidation program on the management of the fibromyalgia syndrome. After 3 months, benefits consisting of increased muscle performances associated with a reduction of pain and an improvement of quality of life were documented. This study confirms the value of aerobic muscle exercise in fibromyalgia patients.

PMID: 16566119 [PubMed – in process]

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