This is a chronic condition that can cause widespread pain in muscles, tendons, ligaments, soft tissue, or bone and often causes extreme fatigue and has several tender points to the touch. A physical therapist can help you develop a specific exercise program that fits your energy level and allows you to pace yourself without overdoing it. Regular appropriate exercise, stretching, good posture, and relaxation techniques have all been found to decreases symptoms of fibromyalgia. This condition can be managed and your physical therapist plays a key role to properly educate and instruct you along the way to recovery.