A complex and often difficult musculoskeletal disease for the Physiotherpists or clinician to treat therefore, it’s great to see a clear graphical illustration from Andrade and Dominski (2020).
Communicated is the effectiveness of both aerobic and strength training for fibromyalgia clients. A 40% of 1RM for resistance training and 30-60 mins of exercise 3 X per week is recommended.
Although a client centered approach may see modifications to this programming prescription bec musculoskeletal pain is reported as the main adverse effect of exercise in this client group.
Andrade, A. and Dominski, F.H., 2020. Infographic. Effects of exercise in patients with fibromyalgia: an umbrella review. British Journal of Sports Medicine