Postural counseling represents a novel option in pain management of fibromyalgia patients

Carla Galvani, Paola Caramaschi, Paolo Mura, Antonella Paladini, Alba Piroli, Elisa Arnaudo, Lucia De Franceschi, Maurizio Evangelista, Alice Pari, Giovanna Ongaro, Gabriele Finco, Anna Ciannameo, Antonio Carletto, Giustino Varrassi, Domenico Biasi
  • Journal of Pain Research, January 2019, Dove Medical Press
  • DOI: 10.2147/jpr.s164714

Postural counseling in fibromyalgia patients

What is it about?

Fibromyalgia is a difficult disease to manage. Drugs are not always the best solution. Alternative options should be adopted, when necessary. Postural counseling is one of them.

Why is it important?

Drug therapy, especially in chronic pain patients, is not always successful, and sometimes it can become dangerous. Alternative therapies for the management of difficult patients should should be checked for their validity. Postural counseling has resulted a good support in fibromyalgia patients.

Perspectives

Professor Giustino Varrassi
Paolo Procacci Foundation

This kind of approach to chronic pain is always a good alternative to drug therapy. Other similar methodologies should be studied, in order to increase the rate of success in chronic pain patients, suffering per years.

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The following have contributed to this page: Professor Giustino Varrassi, Alba Piroli, and Prof. Maurizio Evangelista