Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain
A Survival Manual
ISBN10: 1572242388 ISBN13: 9781572242388 Contributors: Starlanyl, Devin J.; Brown, Christopher R. (Foreword) Publisher: New Harbinger Pubns Inc Published: Aug 1 2001 Pages: 398 Weight: 2.20lbs. Height: 10.75" Width: 8.50" Depth: 1.00" Edition: 2nd Edition Language: English
This classic survival manual offers you the first comprehensive patient guide for managing the common but often misdiagnosed conditions of fibromyalgia and chronic myofascial pain. The management techniques found in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain include targeted bodywork for painful trigger points and strategies to help you cope with the chronic pain, sleep problems, and numbing effects of 'fibrofog' that occur as a result of the disease.
This edition includes coverage of promising new research on the causes of fibromyalgia, evaluation of new treatments, complete discussions of special issues for women and men, and the latest information on medication. It includes a popular provider index, which can help you select those practitioners who will take your complaints seriously and offer knowledgeable treatment advice.