WEBINAR: Fibromyalgia – a pain disorer of the central nervous system

Research suggests that “classic” Fibromyalgia (FMS) is a central pain processing disorder and does not appear to be a peripheral somatic disorder. Rather than be viewed as one grandiose syndrome into which all patients with unexplained widespread pain and/or fatigue are lumped, Fibromyalgia (FMS) like symptoms should result in a comprehensive work-up to properly determine the underlying foundational elements of the patients complaints.

In this webinar Dr Brady will:

• emphasise the concept that “classic” FMS must be clinically differentiated from the various subsets of organic, functional, and musculoskeletal problems
• Outline at least four distinct clinical subsets that exist which often lead to a true or erroneous diagnosis of FMS.
• Discuss an integrated approach to treatment of FMS.

Dr David Brady has 22-years of experience as an integrative physician and over 18 years in health sciences academia. He is a licensed naturopathic medical physician, a board certified clinical nutritionist and received his original clinical training as a chiropractic physician. He currently serves as the Vice Provost for the Division of Health Sciences, Interim Dean of the College of Naturopathic Medicine, and Director of the Human Nutrition Institute at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. He maintains a private practice and is also the Chief Medical Officer for Designs for Health, Inc. Dr Brady has published a multitude of peer-reviewed scientific papers and textbooks related to chronic pain, autoimmunity and functional gastroenterology and is a featured contributing author in a number of medical textbooks.

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