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Fibromyalgia, arthritis and pain

Host: Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles

 

1 hrs

Presentation slides (PDF 2.6 MB)

Fibromyalgia is a pain disorder that affects 20% to 50% of people with inflammatory types of arthritis. Fibromyalgia can bring widespread pain across the body and cause sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and mental distress.

In this Arthritis Talks webinar rheumatologist and fibromyalgia expert Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles explores:

  • How fibromyalgia differs from arthritis
  • The different types of fibromyalgia
  • How fibromyalgia is diagnosed
  • Effective treatment for fibromyalgia