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