Fibromyalgia - Physical Therapist

Fibromyalgia 107

Fibromyalgia and Related Disorders


  • Discuss the treatment of fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome
  • Become familiar with differential diagnosis for fibromyalgia
  • Outline and describe the epidemiology and clinical presentation of fibromyalgia
  • Describe the pharmacological management of fibromyalgia
  • Describe 5 functional outcomes in chronic muscle pain

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$18.00 USD

Fibromyalgia 104

Bodywork Approaches to Fibromyalgia


  • Review different bodywork approaches in the treatment of fibromyalgia
  • Compare and contrast 3 patterns of dysfunction seen in patients with fibromyalgia
  • Examine the soft tissue stress response sequence
  • Differentiate responses between postural and phasic muscles
  • Discuss important tests involved in the assessment and treatment of patients with fibromyalgia
  • Examine the neuromuscular technique
  • Describe 3 Muscle Energy Techniques
  • Analyze positional release variations and rules of treatment
  • Become familiar with respiratory function assessments and responses
  • Outline a summary of soft tissue approaches to treat fibromyalgia

Ruth Coopee, MT, OT, CHT

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$90.00 USD