International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Pakistan | Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016

Pain and Functional Limitations in Patients with Fibromyalgia

Shahid Ishaq | Umer Maqsood [5] | Hafiz Shehraz Arshad

Abstract: Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic widespread pain (CWP) and Functional limitation. A survey conducted among 40 patients with fibromyalgia (FMS) within three month. Frequency of FMS was higher among females 85 % and males 15 %. In conclusion, FMS affected most commonly the age group above 30 years with moderate level of CWP and impact of pain on quality of life. Patients with FMS could occasionally performed house hold activities including ADLs and IADLs with reduced level of physical performance and had moderate to severe level of symptom severity. The severe symptoms among the recruited persons were depression and chronic wide spread pain (CWP)

Keywords: Fibromyalgia syndrome FMS, Activities of daily living ADLs, Physical performance PF, Quality of Life QoL, chronic widespread pain CWP

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016,

Pages: 2102 - 2106

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Shahid Ishaq, Umer Maqsood, Hafiz Shehraz Arshad, "Pain and Functional Limitations in Patients with Fibromyalgia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016, pp. 2102-2106,

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