What is Fibromyalgia? | MedStar Health

Fibromyalgia is a condition of widespread, chronic pain, with no known cure. Treatment consists of managing symptoms to the greatest extent possible. Because patients vary widely in their responses to available modalities, several approaches may need to be tried before a satisfactory regimen can be established. For this reason, the specialists at MedStar Health have developed a multi-disciplinary approach to help patients feel better, improve their quality of life, and manage their symptoms. This includes evaluations by

  • Physiatrists
  • Behavioral medicine specialists
  • Physical therapists

Treatment can include

  • Physical therapy
  • Manual therapy
  • Myofascial release
  • Biofeedback and relaxation training
  • Stretching and aerobic exercise

Our providers

Senior adult patient undergoing rehabilitiation care from the specialist

Expert rehabilitation care

Getting the care you need starts with seeing one of our rehabilitation specialists.