Medical Expert - Dennis C. Ang, MD

Area of Expertise: Rheumatology
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Dennis C. Ang, MD

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Dennis C. Ang is a board certified rheumatologist and a clinical scientist whose area of research is in both the pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of persistent pain. Dr. Ang has been the primary investigator of three National Institute of Health (NIH)-funded clinical trials in fibromyalgia. He has approximately 25 publications in peer reviewed journals in arthritis and pain. Dr. Ang has served as an ad hoc reviewer for NIH, and also a reviewer of research abstracts for the American College of Rheumatology (ACR). He is an active member of both the ACR and the American Pain Society.

 

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fibromyalgia, chronic pain

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Regular Moderate Exercise Does Not Worsen Pain in People with Fibromyalgia

For many people who have fibromyalgia, even the thought of exercising is painful.
Yet a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center shows that exercise does not worsen the pain associated with the disorder and may even lessen it over time. The findings are published in the current online issue of the journal Arthritis Care & Research.

 

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