Physical inactivity is a risk factor for the development of chronic muscle pain and may create hyperalgesia (hypersensitivity to pain) in the nervous system.
Chronic pain is so much more than an occasional headache or sore muscle. It is the persistent presence of debilitating pain that can greatly affect our life.
This study provides a concrete evidence for an extensive inflammatory profile in fibromyalgia patients. This dispels the myth that it is all psychogenic.