Fibromyalgia Pain Directory
One major characteristic of fibromyalgia is widespread pain. This may present itself in the form of headaches, back pain, neck pain, or pain in other body areas. Tender points are specific places on the body in which fibromyalgia patients experience pain. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how fibromyalgia's pain is caused, how to treat it, what kind of pain is expected, and much more.
Fibromyalgia Tender Points and Trigger Points
WebMD explains how fibromyalgia is diagnosed.
WebMD examines the chronic pain associated with fibromyalgia, including tender points, tenderness, morning stiffness, aching joints, and headaches.
Medicines for Treating Fibromyalgia Pain
Find out what kinds of medicines can help treat pain, fatigue, and other symptoms of fibromyalgia.
How Is Fibromyalgia Diagnosed?
It can be hard to diagnose fibromyalgia because it doesn’t show up on a test or X-ray. Find out how doctors figure out if you have it.
Ease fibromyalgia pain with low-impact exercise.
Low-impact exercise can ease fibromyalgia pain.
Water Exercise for Fibromyalgia: Easing Deep Muscle Pain
Research shows that exercise helps the pain and fatigue of fibromyalgia. Water exercise -- aka, water aerobics – is one of the easiest workouts for people with fibromyalgia pain.
Natural Pain Relief: Supplements for Chronic Pain
If you’re living with chronic pain, you may have already tried the usual treatments. Could supplements offer an alternative?
Fibromyalgia: Top Alternative Treatments
A look at the top alternative treatments for easing fibromyalgia pain, including massage, dietary supplements, and acupuncture.
Slideshows & Images
Making simple exercise modifications can help you boost your energy, decrease pain and stiffness, and start to be more active again -- even with fibromyalgia.
12 Tips for Coping With Fibromyalgia
Fight fibromyalgia fatigue, pain, and stress with these tips. See how to get the rest you need, talk with your family, get energy from exercise, and more.
a Visual Guide to Understanding Fibromyalgia
What is fibromyalgia? See pictures explaining symptoms, muscle pain, fatigue, tests, causes, and treatments.