Fibromyalgia and its consequent disability

Maytal Ben-Yosef, Galia Tanaiw, Dan Buskila, Daniela Amital, Howard Amital*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Fibromyalgia is a common pain syndrome treated by physicians of many disciplines and presents with many co-morbidities. The authors reviewed the complexities in assessing disabilities in fibromyalgia patients and the complex interrelationships between patients, their working places, and the medical community regarding preserving productivity. Flexibility is essential to keep the patients functional and productive. Job loss is costly to both society and patients and joint measures are needed to prevent unemployment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)380-384
Number of pages5
JournalIsrael Medical Association Journal
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2020


  • Disability
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Pain
  • Performance
  • Work loss


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