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

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

Contact Info
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.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
613-829-6667
Email Address: 
mefmaction@ncf.ca
Website/URL: 
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
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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.

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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.

Alternative treatments for fibromyalgia & chronic fatigue syndrome: insights from practitioners and patients

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Author: 
Mari Skelly
Andrea Helm
Publisher: 
Hunter House Inc.
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Alameda, CA

Explores various treatment alternatives for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

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ALTH.S45 1999
ISBN 0897932714
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Review, Network Summer 2000: This book explores various treatment alternatives for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Each chapter focuses on a different alternative, such as acupuncture or massage therapy, first from the perspective of a treatment provider, second from someone who has experienced it.
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