Archive for 'Living with Fibro'
In August I told you about the book You Don’t Look Sick: Living Well With Invisible Chronic Illness after attending an Arthritis Foundation conference. It was a finalist for USABook News Best Health Book 2005 and I have just recently read it. The book shares various experiences that Joy Selak, who has fibromyalgia, went through. [...]
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
Do you have a bucket list, a list of goals or a dream/vision board? I think that for those of us living with fibromyalgia (or other chronic illnesses) they can be a great way to stay excited about the future. They can also help pull us out of a dreary mindset when we’re struggling. When [...]