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Exercise for the Management of Fibromyalgia: Clinical Effectiveness

Published on: July 20, 2017
Project Number: RB1116-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report


  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of exercise for the management of fibromyalgia?

Key Message

Twenty-two systematic reviews (11 with meta-analysis) were identified regarding the clinical benefits and harms of exercise for adults with fibromyalgia.


exercise, exercise movement techniques, exercise therapy, fibromyalgia, hydrotherapy, musculoskeletal, exercise therapies, muscular rheumatism, Myofascial Pain, fibrositis, physical activity, physical activities, water therapy, water therapies, vibration therapy, vibration therapies, vibration treatment, resistance training, dance therapy, dance therapies, aquatic therapies, aquatic therapy, Aerobic, Aerobics