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Took medicine for fibromyalgia. Having pain in leg. Related? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Mar-2013
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User:I have been having pain in my left leg since 2 days
User:I have shown a neurologist earliesr and he had diagnosed it to be fibromyalgia
User:he had prescribed medicines but had mentioned that exercise is the best cure for this problem
User:I wanted to know whether there is any particular physical exercise that I should be soing
Doctor:Any low impact exercise program would work best for you
Doctor:daily walks, yoga, swimming
User:ok, thank you Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:You should try and avoid basketball or any other sport which involves jumping up or down a lot
Doctor:cycling, pushups and very light weights would also work for you
User:ok, thank you for clarifying
Doctor:Is there any other concern I can answer?
User:no, thank you again for the help
Doctor:You're welcome
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Bye for now
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