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.
WebMD examines the chronic pain associated with fibromyalgia, including tender points, tenderness, morning stiffness, aching joints, and headaches.
Fibromyalgia Tender Points and Trigger Points
WebMD explains how fibromyalgia is diagnosed.
Medicines for Treating Fibromyalgia Pain
Find out what kinds of medicines can help treat pain, fatigue, and other symptoms of fibromyalgia.
What Is Fibromyalgia?
Learn who is likely to get fibromyalgia, its symptoms, how you diagnose it, and what you can do about 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.
Top Causes of Chronic Pain
Chronic pain can be caused by many conditions, but sometimes it begins mysteriously. Learn about the causes of chronic pain and treatments.
IBS and Fibromyalgia: The Connection Explained
If you have fibromyalgia, you’re likely to have IBS, too. Find out how they are connected and what you can do to manage the symptoms.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: 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.
Slideshow: a Visual Guide to Understanding Fibromyalgia
What is fibromyalgia? See pictures explaining symptoms, muscle pain, fatigue, tests, causes, and treatments.
Slideshow: Fibromyalgia-Friendly Exercises
Making simple exercise modifications can help you boost your energy, decrease pain and stiffness, and start to be more active again -- even with fibromyalgia.