JPFS can be chronic in nature and can necessitate a multidisciplinary approach to the ongoing treatment of the disorder. Juvenile fibromyalgia is a disorder of musculoskeletal pain characterized by multiple discrete tender points (TPs), fatigue, and sleep disturbance in the child and adolescent.
The pain experienced is modulated by factors such as activity, anxiety, stress, and weather changes.
They estimate about 5,000 people in Switzerland alone suffer from Juvenile fibromyalgia.
J.Y. Cindy Kim
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