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Top 14 Fibromyalgia-Friendly Exercises - Slideshow

Developed by Shaun DMello, B.A.
Reviewed by 
The Medindia Medical Review Team on Aug 06, 2015
Last Updated on Aug 06, 2015

Introduction

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Introduction, Top 14 Fibromyalgia-Friendly Exercises
Introduction

Fibromyalgia is a rheumatic condition in which the affected individual experiences severe stiffness and pain in the musculoskeletal structure. This chronic pain can be almost debilitating, making mundane everyday tasks impossible to perform. To make matters worse, fibromyalgia is incurable and treatment is simply meant to provide relief from the symptoms. Nevertheless, most patients can maintain a normal lifestyle as medication and therapy can keep symptoms in check. Physical activity, exercise and stress reduction technique can make a huge difference to quality of life with most studies showing marked improvement with regular aerobic exercise.
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Introduction

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Getting Started

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Stretching Exercises

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Low-Impact Aerobic Activities

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Household Chores

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Turn up the Heat

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Balance Training

8

Strength Training

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Yoga

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Pilates

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Relaxation

12

Tai Chi

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Whole Body Vibration

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Nordic Walking

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Exercise Pain Relief


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