Effectiveness of Physical Exercise in Women With Fibromyalgia
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a syndrome expressed by chronic widespread body pain which leads to reduced physical function and frequent use of health care services. Exercise training is commonly recommended as a treatment.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a supervised resistance muscular exercise (RME) and walking program (WP) are effective in the treatment of FMS on decrease of pain.
The practical of the RME reduces the pain of participants with FMS.
Behavioral: walking program, resistance muscular exercise
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Effectiveness of Physical Exercise on Decrease of Pain in Patients With Fibromyalgia:Randomized Clinical Trial|
- Decrease of pain and use of specific medicine for fibromyalgia [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
- Improvement on phsysical function assessment throughout of 6 minute walk test and specific questionnaire: FIQ (Fibromyalgia Impact questionnarie) and SF-36 (Quality of life) [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
|Study Start Date:||January 2005|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||October 2007|
This study will evaluate and compare the effectiveness of a supervised resistance muscular exercise (RME) , walking program (WP)and control group (just observation) in women with FMS during 16 weeks, on decrease of pain.
Participants will undergo an assessment including medical some questionnaires to assess their FMS symptoms at baseline, after 8 weeks, 16 weeks and 28 weeks.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00498264
|University of Santo Amaro - Ambulatory of Special Conditions|
|São Paulo, Brazil, 04815-180|
|Principal Investigator:||Andrea H Kayo, PT||Federal University of São Paulo|