Category Archive for: ‘FMS’

Myofascial Release. Is it for me?

Kristen Pitts, MSPT May 7, 2012 Have you asked yourself the following questions? “Why do my muscles still feel tight after I have stretched? Why does my massage only provide temporary relief from my pain and tightness?” While the human body is a very complex system with many factors contributing to pain and stiffness, one area of soft tissue restriction …

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Milnacipran: A Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor for the Management of Fibromyalgia Syndrome

July 1, 2009By Deborah A. Cios, PharmD, Julie E. Kim, PharmD, MBA, BCPSModern Medicine Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a condition classified by widespread chronic pain and is associated with fatigue, morning stiffness, and disordered sleep. Milnacipran is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) that was recently approved by FDA for the management of FMS. In clinical trials, milnacipran has …

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