No. To me a degenerative disorder means chronic damage occurs to a joint, bone or muscle. Even though patients with fibro can get chronic pain, true chronic damage or irreversible changes do not occur.
Yes. With #fibromyalgia degenerations occur, imo, in muscles ; ligaments. Acute ; repetative biomechanical stressors, e.g., childbirths, mva's, accidents, lifting injuries, cause loss of tethering strength of major axial spine ligaments. Painful sedentary lifestyles lead to obesity, deconditioning ; muscle loss. Gravity intervenes. Deteriorated musculoskeletal strength evokes chronic muscle spasm ; fm.