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I developed a soft tissue injury that led to Fibromyalgia. What compensation can I expect?
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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...Read More
Technology, Tools and Tricks to help Fibromyalgia sufferers
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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 as a Fibromyalgia sufferer....Read More
Factors Complicating Fibromyalgia Diagnosis
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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 difficult for patients and physicians alike. In our latest blog,...Read More
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Fibromyalgia
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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 think and behave. It’s commonly used to...Read More
Our Top 5 exercises for Fibro sufferers
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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...Read More
My employer has admitted liability for my accident that resulted in Fibromyalgia. What compensation will I get?
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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...Read More
The 5 best mineral supplements for fibromyalgia sufferers
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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 sleep...Read More
Recipes for Fibromyalgia sufferers
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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 does...Read More
I was injured over 3 years ago but was only diagnosed with Fibromyalgia 18 months ago. Can I make a claim?
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Dear Brian, I went into hospital for an operation in 2011. It did not work out at all well. In fact, I think that the surgeon botched it. I never felt well after the operation and...Read More
Fibromyalgia, Inflammation and Diet
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There has been much debate recently around whether fibromyalgia is an inflammatory condition.  Historically fibromyalgia was called ‘fibrositis’ which means fibrous-tissue inflammation, and patients do report inflammation-like pains and symptoms.  However, the disease does not present...Read More