Exercise and Fibromyalgia


Fibromyalgia (FM), or fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS), is a chronic disorder characterized by pain, fatigue, depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, memory, and cognitive dysfunction sometimes referred to as ‘fibrofog’. The disease effects both men and women however approximately 80% of women are afflicted with FM and between the ages of 20 and 55.

Persons with FM are mostly sedentary and deconditioned due to associated pain, chronic fatigue, and altered perception of physical exertion.