Rebecca Wagner, PT Fibromyalgia (FM) is defined as widespread musculoskeletal pain that can include achiness, tenderness, and stiffness. It often is accompanied by fatigue and psychological changes, such as depression. Current theory states this condition is caused by central sensitization; that is, increased sensitivity in the brain to pain signals.
David G. Borenstein, MD MACP MACR David G. Borenstein, MD MACP MACR Having one illness is more than any patient wants to bear, but, often, patients may have more than one medical problem affecting their musculoskeletal system. In those circumstances, treating only one of those problems may explain why patients