Inflammation of muscles, coating layers of the muscles and connective tissue of tendons, muscles, bones and joints.
Parts of the body that affects.
It mainly affects the areas of the lower back
, neck, shoulders, chest, arms, hips and thighs.
Mainly affects adults between 30 and 60 years of age. Much more
In some people,
Others may have outbreaks and improvements indefinitely.
The symptoms can be controlled with treatment tendency.
Abuse of analgesic drugs.
Avoid risk factors whenever possible.
Diagnosis and Treatment.
History and physical examination by
Blood tests to measure inflammation and tests to rule out
There are no
tests for the fibromiositis.
Heat eases pain:
Take hot showers and let the water falls with force on the painful areas.
Use solar lamps, electric pads, bath or
only hot baths and hot compresses.
Have someone getting gentle
on sore areas.
Medication For mild discomfort, you can use non - prescription drugs such as aspirin, paracetamol or ibuprofen.
Injections of cortisone in the neuralgic points.
Non - steroidal anti - inflammatory drugs.
can prescribe tricyclic antidepressants, which for an unknown mechanism, improve symptoms in some patients.
Keep as active as you can, even if you have pain.
recent study blamed
beneficial influence to aerobic exercise.
There is no need to continue to none in particular.
New unexplained symptoms.
The drugs used in treatment can cause side effects.
Signs and symptoms.
Stiffness and weakness.
Sudden painful spasms, which worsen with the movement.
Nodules or localized areas very painful when touched (neuralgic points, or trigger)
While it is of unknown
, symptoms and severity increases with:
Exposure to moisture or cold.
medical history of
that cause inflammation of the joints, including
Fatigue or overwork.