Getting Started

Maybe you’ve just been diagnosed, or perhaps you have known your diagnosis for some time but are not satisfied with the results of your treatment.  Either way, you probably have questions about what’s next.  If you think you have…  If you’ve just been diagnosed…  If you’re looking for treatment alternatives…  If you’re trying to provide…

Supporting Someone with Chronic Pain

Are You Listening? The box of words above contains statements, phrases and expressions that are commonly directed at people with chronic conditions, especially those “invisible illnesses” characterized primarily by pain and fatigue.  What do you think it would be like to listen to this? Are you feeling judged? Dismissed? Trivialized? Disbelieved?  Alone? Folks with invisible…

About FMS

Fibromyalgia. FMS. It’s a mysterious malady. Researchers and other experts in health care have described it as: a “rheumatic” musculo-skeletal condition; a condition of the nervous system related to abnormal pain perception; an auto-immune disorder; an aspect of post-traumatic stress disorder; physical symptoms of depression. It is referred to as a syndrome or condition rather…