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.
Medicines for Treating Fibromyalgia Pain
Find out what kinds of medicines can help treat pain, fatigue, and other symptoms of fibromyalgia.
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.
Common Misdiagnoses of Fibromyalgia
The symptoms of fibromyalgia are common to other diseases, making it more difficult to make a certain diagnosis. Learn more from WebMD about how doctors make a fibromyalgia diagnosis.
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.
Fibromyalgia and Medical Marijuana
WebMD asked the experts about the use of medical marijuana for treating fibromyalgia. Here is what they had to say about this controversial topic.
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?
Slideshows & Images
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.
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.