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Archive for the year 2011

And the Winner Is…

The winner of the Compression Wear Giveaway is Susan!! I used a WordPress Plug-in to randomly choose the winner. Congratulations and thanks for reading my blog! I hope you enjoy the compression wear as much as I do. Please email me your mailing address, which product you choose (Calf Compression Sleeve, Ankle Compression Sleeve or [...]

Fibro Feelings – Things I Learned this Week

What is Fibro Feelings? The highlight of my week was finally finding some soy-free milk chocolate. I am so excited!! I was at Whole Foods and found an organic, fair trade, peppermint stick milk chocolate bar by Theo Chocolate. They even have 3 other soy-free flavors that I want to try that are cleary marked [...]

No More Tender Points? Part II

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 [...]

No More Tender Points? Part I

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 [...]