Fibromyalgia a condition characterized by chronic widespread muscle pain and tenderness. It can vary in intensity and has a wide range of symptoms. Physical therapy is combined with pain management, sleep management, and other therapies to treat Fibromyalgia effectively. In physical therapy the patient is shown how to relieve symptoms of pain and stiffness, build strength, and improve range of motion. Learning these different techniques can also prevent or decrease flare-ups for the patient.