Pilates for Fibromyalgia

February 17, 2012

Industry News

Pilates for Fibromyalgia

By Gabrielle Shirer

According to the National Fibromyalgia Association, Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) is an increasingly recognized chronic pain illness characterized by widespread musculoskeletal aches, pain and stiffness, soft tissue tenderness, general fatigue and sleep disturbances. While the cause and etiology of FMS is unknown, the disease affects 6-12 million people in the United States: most commonly women (at a ratio of 9:1) between the ages of 25 and 50 years old…


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