Fibromyalgia is a chronic syndrome that causes widespread musculoskeletal pain and stiffness throughout the connective tissues that support and move the bones and joints. Pain and localized tender points occur in the muscles, particularly those that support the neck, spine, shoulders, and hips. Moreover, the disorder includes fatigue, depression, sleep disturbances and constipation.
A combination of treatments including medications, patient education, physical therapy and counseling are usually recommended. Here, we present a case report of fibromyalgia and the treatment given to the patient, a combination of dental and orthopedic treatment.
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Source: Shrivastava K, Naidu G, Gupta M, Singh N. Fibrofascitis – An Enigma for the Dentist: A Case Report. J Clin Diagn Res. 2016 Apr; 10(4):ZD04-5. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2016/17130.7575. Epub 2016 Apr 1.