Fibromyositis; Fibrositis; Myofascial pain syndrome Highlights: Diagnosis Fibromyalgia can be difficult to diagnose. It can take 5 years for the average person with the condition to finally get a diagnosis. As many as three out of every four people with fibromyalgia remain undiagnosed. Treatment Exercise, especially when combined with cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), can help people with fibromyalgia feel better.
Foot pain 01/30/2012
Bunions; Corns; Hammertoe; Plantar fasciitis; Tarsal tunnel syndrome; Flat feet Highlights: Overview The foot is a complex structure of 26 bones and 33 joints, layered with an intertwining web of more than 120 muscles, ligaments, and nerves. The foot serves the following functions: Supports weight Acts as a shock absorber Serves as a lever to propel the leg forward Helps maintain balance by adjusting the body to uneven surfaces Nearly all cases of foot pain can be attributed to one of the following: Ill-fitting shoes High-impact exercise Certain medical conditions.