Many people with fibromyalgia may also experience Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS). It is a chronic pain disorder that effects the fascia (connective tissue that covers the muscles). MPS causes pain when certain areas of the muscle (trigger points) experience any type of pressure. It also refers to the pain and inflammation of the soft tissues. Continue reading for more about symptoms, causes, and treatments of Myofascial Pain Syndrome.
I suffer from a particularly nasty case of this disease and it's no fun at all. I'm crossing my fingers that now that Venus Williams was diagnosed with it that some funding will go into finding a cure for this frustrating condition.
23 Truths People With Fibromyalgia Wish Others Understood
Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder. It's unpredictable. Symptoms come and go, and no cure exists. Despite the large number of us who live with it, the average person knows very little about fibro.