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<p>Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine seek 200 people with fibromyalgia to determine if motivational reminder telephone calls can prompt patients to exercise more regularly.</p>

It's Your Doctor Calling: Fibromyalgia Sufferers Sought for Motivational Study

Fibromyalgia is a disease that causes pain in joints and muscles in about 5 percent of the population. Although not life-threatening, fibromyalgia can have a debilitating effect on a person’s quality of life by causing body aches, headaches, stiffness and disrupted sleep. One of the common prescriptions for the disease is exercise.

Eligible participants include fibromyalgia patients between the ages of 18 and 65 years who have been diagnosed by a rheumatologist and who have no medical conditions that restricts participation in moderate physical activity.

The ongoing study will evaluate how effectiveness of exercise-based motivational interviewing.

Individuals interested in the study can go to to pre-qualify, or call Janna Hilligoss at 317-274-1755 for more information.