Fibromyalgia Syndrome by Leon Chaitow Book PDF Summary
Designed for anyone involved in the management of musculoskeletal pain, this practical guide to fibromyalgia syndrome and its treatment provides a multidisciplinary perspective on this multifaceted and frequently encountered syndrome. The updated and expanded 2nd edition rapidly distills contemporary research on the subject and relates it specifically to the problems of assessment, diagnosis, and management. Information on the diagnosis and management of fibromyalgia is provided with a quick and clear reference for dealing with a group of difficult to manage patients. The latest research findings are included in one place, eliminating the need to scan through multiple journals. All aspects of this multifaceted syndrome are addressed to help make a clear diagnosis and select the most appropriate management. Complementary approaches to treatment include answers to the questions many patients ask. Content is written by a well-known osteopath with contributions from other expert professionals - providing a multidisciplinary view of the problem and a variety of approaches to management. Two new chapters, expanded content, and additional illustrations reflect the emerging information on this syndrome. Material on physical therapy approaches to the syndrome has been added. The section on the cognitive/behavior approach to treatment has been expanded. A companion CD-ROM includes video clips, a narrative that shows how to assess and diagnose the syndrome, and techniques for treatment.