Side Note: We need consistent diagnostic criteria such as that I reported on in my blog, The 2013 Alternative Criteria Dr. Robert Bennett, et al. – Interpretation for patients and providers by Celeste Cooper, here. Also shared on ProHealth here.
Take a look at the latest Pain Action Alliance to Implementa National Strategy policy brief NEVER ONLY OPIOIDS: The Imperative for Early Integration of Non-pharmacological Approaches and Practitioners in the Treatment of Patients with Pain accessible from my website here.
You can also find my answer here to What are the monetary costs associated with fibromyalgia? Don’t miss the hundreds of other questions answered by Celeste and others on Sharecare.com here.