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Volume:3 Issue:1 Number:59 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #5725
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Aquatic physical therapy in the treatment of fibromyalgia

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OrthoEvidence. Aquatic physical therapy in the treatment of fibromyalgia. ACE Report. 2014;3(1):59. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/5725

Study Type:Meta-analysis/Systematic Review
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The effectiveness of aquatic physical therapy in the treatment of fibromyalgia: a systematic review with meta-analysis

Clin Rehabil. 2013 Oct;27(10):892-908

Contributing Authors: TB Lima JM Dias BF Mazuquin CT da Silva RM Nogueira AP Marques EL Lavado JR Cardoso

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Data from 27 RCTs, spanning 1265 patients, was pooled and analyzed to evaluate the benefits of aquatic physical therapy in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Relevant evidence from 1970 to 2012 was investigated and the results presented in this meta-analysis and systematic review indicated that aquatic physical therapy for fibromyalgia treatment demonstrated superior functional ability, stiffness and ...

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