Working in tandem with the Health Care Professionals is not easy for many patients, so it is important for the person that you care for to make their healthcare team aware that ‘you’ are their personal care-provider and support system.… Read More Patients & Caregivers | American College of Rheumatology | Find information you need about rheumatic diseases & conditions.
For a tender point to be considered “positive” the subject must state that the palpation was painful. “Tender is not to be considered “painful.”… Read More How is Fibromyalgia Classified/Diagnosed Part 2 – TpT & ACR diagnostic criteria of 1990
The following link takes you to the Fibromyalgia pages of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) for National Institute of Health and I’m sharing it because I find the pages to be a good information resource. 🙂 Questions and Answers About Fibromyalgia. There is another link amid the Q… Read More Questions and Answers About Fibromyalgia – Information resource | NIAMS
How Fibromyalgia is diagnosed is often changing as physicians realise new and different things about the illness. I’d like to share a bit of Fibro history to help us understand just how slow that progress has been before indulging ourselves into the current World of Fibro Diagnosis. 🙂 Early studies Recorded evidence of medical conditions… Read More How is Fibromyalgia Classified/Diagnosed Part 1 – Historical background – From Fibrositis to Fibromyalgia