The Primary Care Knowledge Boost Podcast – Fibromyalgia Part 2Published: 3rd June 2020
As a break from our COVID-19 episodes we have decided to release the long awaited second part of Lisa and Sara’s conversation with Professor Anthony Jones and Consultant Physiotherapist William Gregory from Salford Royal Foundation Trust, recorded in January 2020. In Part 1 we covered diagnosis and in Part 2 we look at management of fibromyalgia including:
- The role of targeted CBT and physiotherapy
- Groups for patient education and support
- The role of medications
- Where secondary care fits in
- Research in the area
- The place alternative therapies occupy for some with this condition
- Natural progression and associated conditions
- Helpful resources for patients and practitioners
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