Myofascial pain

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by mrsfie, Aug 7, 2006.

  1. mrsfie

    mrsfie New Member

    I have osteoarthritis. Several years ago a rheumy thought I had fibromyalgia. Next dr said no, just osteoarthritis. My new rheumy is saying diffuse myofascial pain syndrome. I have tender points in various muscles/soft tissue. Is myofascial pain more like arthritis or fibromyalgia??? I attended a support group several years ago but stopped going since the dr. said it wasn't, just osteoarthritis. Confusing.

    Sharon in St. Louis
  2. charlenef

    charlenef New Member

    fibro and cmp.they can over lap and are also alike in a lot of areas. cmp is more localized where fm is everywhere.although you can have cmp body wide too confusing i they say if one side of your body hurts the other side hurts also. sorry if i wasnt ant help charlene

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