Patients who complain with an increase in pain, and trigger points
present, despite if they had surgery, trauma, increased stress in their
lives or have been suffering from chronic pain. One of the most common
types of pain is fibromyalgia. (0.1 CEUs)
This article will:
- Review the background
- Review the clinical presentation & pathology
- Review the medical
and physical therapy treatment approach
the latest evidenced-based research on treating fibromyalgia, and how to work with a fibromyalgia client using effective
programming and periodization training principles.
The learning objectives of this CEU article are to:
- Review the pathology of fibromyalgia and the common sign and symptoms and medical management.
- Be able to understand per the research, the most effective therapeutic interventions to help a fibromyalgia client.
- Understand and recognize contributing factors or variables that can negatively affect a fibromyalgia client.
- 1. Be able to design individualized periodized training programs, and understand recommended vs. contraindicated fibromyalgia exercise plans that are practical and integrative in nature.