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The economic burden of fibromyalgia

We discuss why Fibromyalgia is expensive for both the patient and the health care system. Fibromyalgia is the third most common rheumatic disorder after lower back pain and osteoarthritis. Approximat...

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The role of music therapy in fibromyalgia

We discuss how music therapy helps some fibromyalgia patients manage their pain Music impacts a person by sparking memories and emotion. Therapists are able to utilise this power, to surface feel...

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I developed a soft tissue injury that led to Fibromyalgia. What compensation can I expect?

Dear Brian I was aged 40 and a full time Medical Secretary when I was involved in an accident. Liability has been admitted. I suffered what was called a soft tissue injury and shortly after the accid...

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Technology, Tools and Tricks to help Fibromyalgia sufferers

At Brian Barr we understand the impact of chronic pain as legal representatives for claimants. We’ve comprised this list of digital applications, gadgets and tricks that may help to manage your pain...

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Factors Complicating Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

Factors Complicating Fibromyalgia Diagnosis Fibromyalgia is one of the most poorly diagnosed rheumatic conditions, despite it being fairly common. The diagnostic process is both frustrating and diff...

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Fibromyalgia

What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and how does it relate to fibromyalgia? Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is talking therapy that helps patients manage problems by changing the way they thin...

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Our Top 5 exercises for Fibro sufferers

It may be raining the day I’m writing this, but there’s no doubt that summer is here. After a long cold winter, warm sunny days are finally arriving. Here in the UK that’s not something you can ...

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My employer has admitted liability for my accident that resulted in Fibromyalgia. What compensation will I get?

Dear Brian I was aged 40 and a full time Medical Secretary when I was involved in an accident. Liability has been admitted. I suffered what was called a soft tissue injury and shortly after the accid...

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The 5 best mineral supplements for fibromyalgia sufferers

As anyone suffering from fibromyalgia knows, the condition is not a simple one to treat. Aside from the core issue of pain in muscles and ligaments, there are a number of associated issues such as sle...

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Recipes for Fibromyalgia sufferers

While Fibromyalgia is a well-known disease there is still much debate over what it is actually caused by. As we recently discussed on the blog, while it is distinguished by joint and muscle pain, it d...

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