Archive for November, 2011
This is the continuation of the article from yesterday’s post. Why eliminate the tender point exam? The most cogent argument for eliminating the tender point exam as a diagnostic criteria is that it just isn’t being used. The clinical evaluation of tender points is an acquired skill that is not taught in medical school. It [...]
By Christine Danella Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain LIFE This article appears in the Nov/Dec 2011 issue of Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain LIFE magazine, a publication of the National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association. Reprinted with permission from NFMCPA. For more information, visit www.fmcpaware.org. —————————————————————————————————– Once the hallmark for diagnosing fibromyalgia – Now a basis of [...]
Posted: November 28th, 2011 under Living with Fibro.
Tags: Christine Danella, Diagnosis, Dr. Jon Russell, Dr. Robert Bennett, Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain LIFE Magazine, Pain, Tender Points
What is Fibro Feelings? Many of us focus more on gratitude this time of year and this year I am thankful for some obvious and not-so-obvious things. One of the obvious things is my husband, The Helpful Hubby. I’m so thankful to have him by my side in sickness and in health…or in my case, [...]
THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ALREADY ENDED! I’ve been trying out Tommie Copper compression wear and I really like them! I sometimes get swelling in my legs, but wearing the Calf Compression Sleeve makes my legs feel more comfortable when they’re swollen. The Calf Compression Sleeve, like all of the products I’ll discuss, are made of a [...]