A BIG Yes. Fm is notorious for its trigger points. Injection of steroid + pain killer. But they come back. Sufferers generally feel pain in a much more severe manner. With its other symptoms, this autoimmune makes living a harsh experience.
Tender points. Fibromyalgia is diagnosed by finding all the different tender points 11/18--usually patient complain about a collection of symptoms.
Yes.? if fibromyalgia (FM) sufferers w. abnormally sensitive trigger points. Research suggests sufferers w. altered brain function & subjectively experience greater pain upon mechanical stimulation (pressure) than non-FM's. Some researchers theorize heightened sensitivity actual FM cause; unlikely since familial sensitization patterns would manifest; FM officially w. "no known" genetic relationship.