New Research: Tai Chi vs Aerobic Exercise for Fibromyalgia Management


Recent research, published in the BMJ (previously British Medical Journal) investigated the efficacy of Tai Chi compared to aerobic exercise for the management of Fibromyalgia. Moderate aerobic exercise is commonly recommended as a key component of Fibromyalgia management, with significant research highlighting its effectiveness in managing FMS symptoms. However, this recommendation can often be met … Continue reading New Research: Tai Chi vs Aerobic Exercise for Fibromyalgia Management

New Facebook Support Group: Fibro Fit Aotearoa


FibroFit is a group for people affected by Fibromyalgia who are trying to improve their fitness. The group is intended to provide a space for people to share information, tips, motivation, and encouragement so that we can all improve our fitness. This group is for people of all ages and abilities- whether you’re wanting to train for a marathon, or whether you’re wanting to be able to walk with fewer aches and pains.

Self-myofascial release can improve quality of life in patients with Fibromyalgia


Ceca, D., Elvira, L.,  Guzmán, J.F., and Pablos,  A. (2017). Benefits of a self-myofascial release. programme on health-related quality of life. in people with fibromyalgia: a randomized control trial. J Sports Med Phys Fitness.  A new study has found that a structured self-myofascial release programme improves the quality of life in patients with Fibromyalgia. The study … Continue reading Self-myofascial release can improve quality of life in patients with Fibromyalgia

10 Ways to be a Chronic Pain Ally


This has been adapted from Kera’s post, originally published here. For people with chronic pain and conditions like Fibromyalgia, many of life’s daily routines can be a total hassle at best, and excruciatingly painful at worst. These are often known as “invisible illnesses” because sufferers bear no outward signs of illness, and may look totally healthy. … Continue reading 10 Ways to be a Chronic Pain Ally

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We endeavour to provide accurate and up to date information for Fibromyalgics, their communities and healthcare professionals. We will periodically post news, such as new research, programmes or other information which we feel may be of interest. Please check back soon, we will have some coming your way shortly!