What Is Fibromyalgia?
According to the Institute for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, Fibromyalgia syndrome is a common, chronic disorder. It is characterized by widespread pain, diffuse tenderness, and a number of other symptoms.
Although fibromyalgia is often considered an arthritis-related condition, it is not truly a form of arthritis (a disease of the joints) because it does not cause inflammation or damage to the joints, muscles, or other tissues. Like arthritis, however, fibromyalgia can cause significant pain and fatigue, and it can interfere with a person’s ability to carry on daily activities. Also like arthritis, fibromyalgia is considered a rheumatic condition, a medical condition that impairs the joints and/or soft tissues and causes chronic pain. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has been shown as an alternative treatment and benefit those suffering with Fibromyalgia.
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Fibromyalgia and HBOT:
The recent study (below in the “study” section of the page) provides evidence that HBOT can improve the symptoms and life quality of FMS patients. Moreover, it shows that HBOT can induce neuroplasticity and significantly rectify abnormal brain activity in pain related areas of FMS patients.
Studies using HBOT for Fibromyalgia Symptoms: