Fibromyalgia and Surgery

Karen Lee Richards Health Guide
  • If you have fibromyalgia and are facing a surgical procedure, you may be more concerned than the average patient because you have heard stories about post-operative fibro flares and long, painful recovery periods.  While it’s true your recuperation period will likely be a little longer than it would be for most people, there are steps that can be taken to reduce your pain levels and minimize your chances of a severe flare.


    Be sure to read Fibromyalgia and Surgery if you have fibromyalgia and are considering any type of surgery. Even if you don't foresee needing surgery at this time, bookmark this article so you can find it should the need arise.  Following the suggestions given can make a significant difference in the amount and intensity of pain you experience following a surgical procedure. 

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Published On: June 23, 2008