A rheumatic condition characterized by muscular or musculoskeletal pain with stiffness and localized tenderness at specific points on the body.
- The definitive differentiation between myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyalgia is made by physical examination.
- There may even be groups for specific types of chronic pain, such as arthritis, fibromyalgia or irritable bowel syndrome.
- It can be used for a variety of conditions like migraine headaches or fibromyalgia, even cancer pain or inflammatory bowel disease.
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