Fibromyalgia Syndrome – Leon Chaitow


In Fibromyalgia Syndrome – a practitioner’s guide to treatment Leon Chaitow and his contributors provide a comprehensive overview of this epidemiologically significant condition and describe the most effective multidisciplinary approaches to treatment.

Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) was recognized as a syndrome by the WHO in 1990. Sufferers from this complex syndrome may experience a wide variety of symptoms, ranging from headaches and fatigue to widespread muscular pain or irritable bowel syndrome. FMS is the second most familiar condition encountered in clinics for the treatment of chronic pain.

Because of its many presenting symptoms, different clinicians and therapists become involved in the treatment and management of FMS patients. Fibromyalgia Syndrome – a practitioner’s guide to treatment aims to help clinicians and therapists involved in the treatment and management of FMS to understand the syndrome better, and to plan appropriate treatment and management.

Assists the practitioner in identifying and understanding the etiology of FMS
Provides a guide to all aspects of FMS management
Presents a multidisciplinary view of FMS-associated problems, and the different approaches to management
Outlines clearly those therapeutic methods which produce sustained beneficial outcomes
Written by a well-known osteopath with contributions from numerous experts from other healthcare professions
References the latest research findings and relates them to clinical practice
Contains information on current conventional and complementary approaches to treatment, including manual therapies, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, dry needling, acupuncture, hydrotherapy, microcurrent, thyroid replacement methods, and therapeutic touch.
Clinically important new and expanded chapters on Differential diagnosis: myofascial pain syndrome, Therapeutic Touch, Hydrotherapy, and Microcurrent therapy in the treatment of fibromyalgia

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Weight2 lbs
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