The effect of therapeutic use of music on quality of life in fibromyalgia patients

Çagla Özdemir, Cenk Aypak, İbrahim Özdemir, Derya İren Akbiyik, Suleyman Gorpelioglu

Abstract


This study’s aim was to determine the effect of music therapy on symptoms and functions in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). Women diagnosed with FMS for at least 6 months included in the study. 16 patients were in the music treatment group and 51 patients were in the control group. Patients in music treatment group were given a music CD which includes nature sounds recommended by the Turkish Psychological Association. The patients were evaluated with Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ) before and after the treatment. The FIQ-function (p<0.001), FIQ-overall impact (p=0.001) and FIQ-symptoms (p<0.001) subscales improved after music treatment. All FIQ scores were similar in controls before and after treatment. FIQ total score (p=0.001), symptoms score (p=0.006), overall impact score (p=0.008) and function score (p=0.010) were lower in the music group after treatment. In conclusion, this study supports a potential benefit of music in the treatment of FMS and FMS-associated symptoms.


Keywords


Fibromyalgia, Music therapy, Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire

Full Text:

PDF

References


Bigatti SM, Hernandez AM, Cronan TA, Rand KL. Sleep disturbances in fibromyalgia syndrome: relationship to pain and depression. Arthritis Rheum 2008;15;59(7):961-

Clauw DJ. Fibromyalgia: an overview. Am J Med 2009;122(12 Suppl): S3-S13.

Giesecke T, Williams DA, Harris RE, et al. Subgrouping of fibromyalgia patients on the basis of pressure-pain thresholds and psychological factors. Arthritis Rheum 2003;48(10):2916-22.

Mease P. Fibromyalgia syndrome: review of clinical presentation, pathogenesis, outcome measures, and treatment. J Rheumatol 2005;75(6):p. 21.

Borchers AT, Gershwin ME. Fibromyalgia: A Critical and Comprehensive Review. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 2015;49(2):100-151.

Jones GT, Atzeni F, Beasley M, et al. The prevalence of fibromyalgia in the general population: a comparison of the American College of Rheumatology 1990, 2010, and modified 2010 classification criteria. Arthritis Rheum 2015;67(2):568-575.

Torres E, Pedersen IN, Pérez-Fernández JI. Randomized Trial of a Group Music and Imagery Method (GrpMI) for Women with Fibromyalgia. J Music Ther 2018;7;55(2):186-220.

Brederson JD, Jarvis MF, Honore P, Surowy CS. Fibromyalgia: mechanisms, current treatment and animal models. Curr Pharm Biotechnol 2011;12(10):1613-1626.

Ablin J, Fitzcharles MA, Buskila D, et al. Treatment of fibromyalgia syndrome: recommendations of recent evidence-based interdisciplinary guidelines with special emphasis on complementary and alternative therapies. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013;2013:485272.

Macfarlane GJ, Kronisch C, Dean LE, et al. EULAR revised recommendations for the management of fibromyalgia. Ann Rheum Dis 2017;76(2):318-328.

Kamioka H, Tsutani K, Yamada M, et al. Effectiveness of music therapy: a summary of systematic reviews based on randomized controlled trials of music interventions. Patient Prefer Adherence 2014;8:727-754.

Aghaie B, Rejeh N, Heravi-Karimooi M, et al. Effect of nature-based sound therapy on agitation and anxiety in coronary artery bypass graft patients during the weaning of mechanical ventilation: A randomised clinical trial. Int J Nurs Stud 2014;51(4):526-538.

Burckhardt CS, Clark SR, Bennett RM. The fibromyalgia impact questionnaire: development and validation. J Rheumatol 1991;18(5):728-733.

Bennett R. The Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ): A review of its development, current version, operating characteristics and uses. Clin Exp Rheumatol 2005; 23, S154–162.

Ediz L, Hiz O, Toprak M, Tekeoglu I, Ercan S. The validity and reliability of the Turkish version of the Revised Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire. Clin Rheumatol 2011;30(3):339-346.

Kwiatek R. Treatment of fibromyalgia. Aust Prescr 2017;40(5):179-183.

Arnold LM, Cappelleri JC, Clair A, Masters ET. Interpreting effect sizes and clinical relevance of pharmacological interventions for fibromyalgia. Pain Ther 2013;2(1):65-71.

Casale R, Cazzola M, Arioli G, et al. Non pharmacological treatments in fibromyalgia. Reumatismo. 2008 Jul-Sep;60 Suppl 1:59-69.

Espí-López GV, Inglés M, Ruescas-Nicolau MA, Moreno-Segura N. Effect of low-impact aerobic exercise combined with music therapy on patients with fibromyalgia. A pilot study. Complement Ther Med 2016;28:1-7.

Alparslan GB, Babadağ B, Özkaraman A, et al. Effects of music on pain in patients with fibromyalgia. Clin Rheumatol 2016;35(5):1317-1321.

Garza-Villarreal EA, Wilson AD, Vase L, et al. Music reduces pain and increases functional mobility in fibromyalgia. Front Psychol 2014;5:90.

Picard LM, Bartel LR, Gordon AS, et al. Music as a sleep aid in fibromyalgia. Pain Res Manag 2014;19(2):97-101.

Naghdi L, Ahonen H, Macario P, Bartel L. The effect of low-frequency sound stimulation on patients with fibromyalgia: a clinical study. Pain Res Manag 2015;20(1):e21-27.

Korhan EA, Uyar M, Eyigör C, et al. The effects of music therapy on pain in patients with neuropathic pain. Pain Manag Nurs. 2014;15(1):306-314.

Demirbağ BC, Erci B. The effects of sleep and touch therapy accompanied by music and aromatherapy on the impact level of fibromyalgia, fatigue and sleep quality in fibromyalgia patients. TAF Prev Med Bull, 2014;13(1):57-64.

Salimpoor VN, Benovoy M, Larcher K, Dagher A, Zatorre RJ. Anatomically distinct dopamine release during anticipation and experience of peak emotion to music. Nat Neurosci 2011;14(2):257-262.

Wiech K, Tracey I. The influence of negative emotions on pain: behavioral effects and neural mechanisms. Neuroimage 2009;47(3):987-994.

Bernatzky G, Presch M, Anderson M, Panksepp J. Emotional foundations of music as a non-pharmacological pain management tool in modern medicine. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2011;35(9):1989-1999.

Wood PB. Role of central dopamine in pain and analgesia. Expert Rev Neurother 2008;8(5):781-797.

Weber A, Werneck L, Paiva E, Gans P. Effects of music in combination with vibration in acupuncture points on the treatment of fibromyalgia. J Altern Complement Med 2015;21(2):77-82.

Alvarsson JJ, Wiens S, Nilsson ME. Stress recovery during exposure to nature sound and environmental noise. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2010;7(3):1036-1046.

Bauer BA, Cutshall SA, Anderson PG, et al. Effect of the combination of music and nature sounds on pain and anxiety in cardiac surgical patients: a randomized study. Altern Ther Health Med. 2011;17(4):16-23.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


 

Best Quality Medical Supplies is a registered company in Untied States specializing in sales of medical equipment and supplies. We are a distributor for hospitals, doctor offices, medical clinics, nursing schools, and nursing homes within the United States. We also provide services for overseas clients. Click here for details and orders .




The most affordable web hosting service. Click here for details and orders.