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THE HISTORY OF FIBROMYALGIA

December 21, 2009

The understanding of what fibromyalgia is has been more of an evolution than a cut-and-dried history. Descriptions of the syndrome can be found in medical journals dating back to the 1800s. In 1824, a doctor named William Balfour briefly described “tender points” in his writing. The first person to write at length about tender points, […]

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