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Description - Fibromyalgia by Stacie L. Bigelow

Sound and effective pain management advice for the more than 5 million North Americans with FibromyalgiaTargeting mostly women between the ages of thirty-five and sixty, Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) is an often-misunderstood condition that causes muscle pain, fatigue, and numerous other symptoms. Exercise and physical activity are recognized as the most effective methods to relieve the symptoms, but few people, including medical practitioners, know how to exercise without actually exacerbating the symptoms. Written by a motivational health counselor, Fibromyalgia presents clear and specific advice on how to safely and effectively use movement to ease the pain of FMS. The first book devoted to relieving FMS pain through movement. 15 drawings illustrate ways to safely reduce pain. Stacie Bigelow (Minneapolis, MN) is a health educator and counselor. She helps her patients improve their health and manage chronic illnesses through personalized exercise and stress management plans.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471348023
ISBN-10: 0471348023
Format: Paperback
(217mm x 143mm x 9mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 11-May-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Stacie L. Bigelow

STACIE L. BIGELOW, M.A., is a health educator, researcher, and counselor who has had fibromyalgia syndrome for nearly ten years. She is the author of many health improvement courses used in a variety of settings and is an adjunct instructor of psychology at Adler Graduate School in Minnesota. With a degree in health counseling, she helps her patients improve their health and manage chronic illnesses through personalized exercise and stress management plans.