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Set of real acupuncture treatment and supervised aerobic exercise have better efficacy in pediatric patients with fibromyalgia versus treatment with sham acupuncture and supervised aerobic exercise, as well as treatment versus combination with aerobic exercise and resistance exercise the major muscle groups, both supervised versus group control, who just get guidance for physical activity.
Fibromyalgia syndrome is a chronic musculoskeletal pain of unknown etiology. It is characterized by diffuse musculoskeletal pain or painful specific sites, usually accompanied by sleep disorders, fatigue, morning stiffness, chronic headaches, mental disorders and functional bowel. The diagnosis is essentially clinical, with no abnormal laboratory and radiological features Physical exercises are part of the treatment of fibromyalgia, but does not report studies in children. In general children with fibromyalgia are encouraged to a multidisciplinary treatment including medication, family education and child graduated aerobic exercise, psychotherapy, interventions to reduce pain, stress and improve sleep quality. To date no studies in medical literature with the use of acupuncture and supervised physical activity in juvenile fibromyalgia.
The significant sample of this disease, our recent publications in this research and the lack of systematic study of physical activity and acupuncture have stimulated this research. Assess pain reduction and improvement in quality of life in children and adolescents with juvenile fibromyalgia.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment
exercise training, acupuncture, Exercise, Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia
University of Sao Paulo
Enrolling by invitation
University of Sao Paulo
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:11-0400
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A type of massage in which finger pressure on specific body sites is used to promote healing, relieve fatigue, etc. Although the anatomical locations are the same as the ACUPUNCTURE POINTS used in ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY (hence acu-), no needle or other acupuncture technique is employed in acupressure. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed). Shiatsu is a modern outgrowth that focuses more on prevention than healing.
Analgesia produced by the insertion of ACUPUNCTURE needles at certain ACUPUNCTURE POINTS on the body. This activates small myelinated nerve fibers in the muscle which transmit impulses to the spinal cord and then activate three centers - the spinal cord, midbrain and pituitary/hypothalamus - to produce analgesia.
Designated locations along nerves or organ meridians for inserting acupuncture needles.
Acupuncture therapy by inserting needles in the ear. It is used to control pain and for treating various ailments.
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