Fibromyalgia Tender Points
All fibromyalgia sufferers also feel pain in
various tender points around their bodies. In
order to be diagnosed with fibromyalgia
, you must experience pain in at least 11 of 18 specific tender points. Tender points tend to be located at areas in the body where muscles and tendons join together. In particular, fibromyalgia sufferers are apt to feel neck pain, shoulder pain, lower back pack and pain in the waist, ribs, buttocks, and knees.