Sciatic Nerve Pain Fibromyalgia

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Vagus Nerve Stimulation: Promising Fibromyalgia Treatment Possibility

A pilot study published online this month in the journal Pain Medicine evaluated the safety and effectiveness of vagus nerve stimulation for patients with treatment-resistant fibromyalgia.

The vagus nerve is actually a pair of nerves, also known as the tenth cranial nerve.  The term “vagus” is Latin for “wandering” –– an appropriate name for this meandering nerve that takes a long, wandering path through the body from its origin in the medulla oblongata (a part of the brain stem) to...

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