Fibromyalgia. Fm is a generalized systemic condition that is characterized by widespread aching or pain throughout the body. To be included in the diagnosis of fm, this pain should be located in at least three out of four quadrants of the body or along the entire spine for a minimum of three months. Rec.: if diagnosed, use east-west integrative medicine.
No. ? can have fibromyalgia (FM) "just in legs". FM is "umbrella label" for a constellation of symptoms that are used as part of the diagnostic definition; along with discrete pained anatomical loci. The constellation requires, among several other symptoms, that there be chronic pain in both upper and lower back regions. Chronic leg pains in a 35 year old male might be discerned by an Osteopath.