Category Archives: exercise

Fibromyalgia: the mosaic of treatments

“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom”, Bertrand Russell I believe that those of us with central sensitization, that is, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue , or to call it by another name -“post traumatic stress disorder”, all suffer from chronic … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and Neuropathic Pain

“Pain is real when you get other people to believe in it”, Naomi Wolf As I have frequently written there are two kinds of pain: noiciceptive and neuropathic. Those of us with fibromyalgia suffer from the latter. It is the … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia and over-exercising: no focused attention

“Besides focused attention, other factors that enhance neuroplasticity include aerobic exercise, novelty and emotional arousal”, Daniel J. Siegal I have been absent from writing on his site for over two months because I did not practice what I preach. While … Continue reading

Posted in adiemusfree, body scan, bursitis, buttock pain, cortisone, exercise, Fibromyalgia, Hanna Somatic, hip pain, leg pain, neuroplasticity, pandiculation, somatics, treadmill | 6 Comments

Fibromyalgia and Pain: weather, exercise, stress and excitement

“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional and mental states” , Carol Welch  For those of us with FMS acute pain can be exacerbated by weather changes such as rain, exercise that may only be slightly … Continue reading

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