Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia & chronic myofascial pain syndrome: a survival guide

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English
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Author: 
Devin J. Starlanyl
Mary Ellen Copeland
Publisher: 
New Harbinger Publications, Inc.
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Oakland, CA

Offers a patient guide for managing fibromyalgia and chronic myofascial pain syndrome.

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ISBN 1572240466
WOMH.S73 1996 (CWHN Offices)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The fibromyalgia help book: practical guide to living better with fibromyalgia

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Author: 
Jerry Fransen
I. Jon Russell
Publisher: 
Smith House Press
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Saint Paul, MN

Provides a how-to guide that gives people with fibromyalgia practical tools for effectively managing the syndrome.

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ISBN 0961522143
WOMH.F83 1996
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Fibromyalgia

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The Arthritis Society
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Includes information about signs and symptoms, diagnosis, causes, treatments, prognosis, and exercise.

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Fibromyalgia Support - Ottawa West

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Support group/peer support

Provides support for people with fibromyalgia in the Ottawa area. Web site includes informaiton on the condition.

Primary Telephone: 
613-721-2082
Email Address: 
SCAlder@ncf.ca
Fax Number: 
613-596-1341
Street Address: 
Box 26076
Addt'l Street Address: 
72 Robertson Rd
City: 
Nepean
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2H 9R6

Fibromyalgia syndrome: Canadian clinical working case definition, diagnostic and treatment protocols. A consensus document.

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Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
New York, NY

Provides a consensus document developed to assist clinicians in distinguishing FMS from other syndromes/illnesses that may present with body pain. Intended to serve as a guide: to a better understanding of FMS; to a more reasoned approach to its management; and to further research on the clinical care of people with FMS.

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National ME/FM Action Network

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NGO - Non Government Organization
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English
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Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms an organization dedicated to advancing the recognition and understanding of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) and Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) through education, advocacy, support, and research.

Primary Telephone: 
613-829-6667
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
mefmaction@ncf.ca
Fax Number: 
613-829-8518
Street Address: 
512-33 Banner Road
City: 
Nepean
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K2H 8V7

FM-CFS Canada (Compassion in Action)

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NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Advocacy
Groupe de soutien / support par les pairs
Services d'information et de références
Support group/peer support
Groupe de pression

Forms an organization that works to promote education, research and better treatment of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. // Forme un organisme voué à la promotion de l'éducation, de la recherche et de l'amélioration du traitement de la fibromyalgie et le syndrome de fatigue chronique.

Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
412-99 Fifth Avenue
City: 
Ottawa
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K1S 5P5
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Updated December 2011

Literature review: behavioural guidelines for adjusting to medical conditions

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University Health Network Program in Medical Psychiatry & Women's Health Program
Publisher: 
Ontario Women's Health Council
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presents an overview of issues relevant to quality of life in chronic medical conditions. Reviews approaches to foster successful adaptation to chronic medical conditions.

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HEAD.L58 2001
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Includes bibliographical references.

Fibromyalgia

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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2001-2005
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Describes the causes and symptoms of fibromyalgia, also known as fibromyositis and fibrositis. Discusses how this common chronic disease is diagnosed, how it can affect a woman's daily life, and treatment options.

The fibromyalgia advocate: getting the support you need to cope with fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome

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English
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Author: 
Devin J. Starlanyl
Publisher: 
New Harbinger Publications Inc.
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Oakland, CA

Covers the basics of Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Syndrome and how to manage your treatment by building a "health team" of professionals and other supporters.

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ISBN 1572241217
WOMH.S83 1999
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Includes bibliographical references and index. --- Review, Network Summer 2000: This guide covers the basics of Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Syndrome and how to manage your treatment by building a "health team" of professionals and other supporters. It is personalized by insight and the author's own experiences in dealing with the medical community that often dismisses the condition as merely psychological.
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