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1. The NCBTMB requires that we put your home address on your transcript. Please enter it in the box below. Don't worry, we will not mail you anything or give it to anyone else.
2. What is the definition of “widespread pain” as it appears in this course?
3. How long must pain be present for a classification of Fibromyalgia to be present?
4. What words might be used to describe Fibromyalgia pain?
5. Fibromyalgia pain can be amplified by what conditions?
6. What is Nocturnal myoclonus?
7. Which of the following is a common Neurological symptom of FMS?
8. What is another disease with symptoms very similar to Fibromyalgia?
9. What is a Flare-up?
10. The symptoms of a FMS flare up indicate what physiological condition?
11. What are “cold spots”?
12. Why are so many people with FMS initially misdiagnosed?
13. What is the best type of massage to do for a person with FMS?
14. Why is deep tissue work ok for some people with FMS and not for others?
15. What results were found in FMS patients that received massage?
16. What are Fasciculations?
17. What do Fasciculations indicate?
18. Why is communication important between the therapist and the client with FMS?
19. What should you suggest a client with FMS do after a session?
20. Aside from massage, what other treatment can you recommend that has proven to aid in relieving the pain and stiffness of FMS?
21. Which of the following is not a symptom of fibromyalgia?

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