AVERAGE WAIT

Wait times are an average and provided for informational purposes only. What does this mean?

Treatments for Fibromyalgia

There is no cure for fibromyalgia. Therefore, treatment focuses on reducing pain and other symptoms.

Treatment involves the following:

Lifestyle changesMedicationsOther treatmentAlternative and complementary therapies

Currently, there are no surgical options for the treatment of fibromyalgia.

Revision Information

  • Fibromyalgia. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed/what.php. Updated August 10, 2012. Accessed October 11, 2012.

  • Fibromyalgia. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health%5FInfo/Fibromyalgia/fibromyalgia%5Fff.asp. Updated July 2011. Accessed October 11, 2012.

  • Fibromyalgia. The University of Chicago Medicine website. Available at: http://www.uchospitals.edu/online-library/content=P00051. Accessed October 11, 2012.

  • Fibromyalgia Network website. Available at: http://www.fmnetnews.com.