Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Practitioner's Guide to Treatment

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Churchill Livingstone, 2000 - Fatigue - 257 pages
Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is a relatively "new" condition, yet it is etimated that it is the second commonest condition now seen in chronic pain clinics (low back pain being the most common). This book gives a guide to the diagnosis and managment of fibromyalgia syndrome for use by the different groups of clinicians who become involved in the care of those suffering from the condition.

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Contents

History
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Associated conditions
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causes
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Leon Chaitow ND DO is an internationally known and respected osteopathic and naturopathic practitioner and teacher of soft tissue manipulation methods of treatment. He is author of over 60 books, including a series on Advanced Soft Tissue Manipulation (Muscle Energy Techniques, Positional Release Techniques, Modern Neuromuscular Techniques) and also Palpation Skills; Cranial Manipulation: Theory and Practice; Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Practitioner's Guide to Treatment, and many more. He is editor of the peer reviewed Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, that offers a multidisciplinary perspective on physical methods of patient care. Leon Chaitow was for many years senior lecturer on the Therapeutic Bodywork degree courses which he helped to design at the School of Integrated Health, University of Westminster, London, where is he now an Honorary Fellow. He continues to teach and practice part-time in London, when not in Corfu, Greece where he focuses on his writing.

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