Rheumatologists, physiatrists and pain specialists are the
physicians who most commonly specialize in diagnosing and treating fibromyalgia.
Nurse practitioners and physicians assistants are sometimes a good option if
you can't find an empathetic doctor; some specialize in fibromyalgia and
become very proficient in its treatment. There is,
however, a wide variation of expertise, training and interest amongst
individual health care providers in treating fibromyalgia patients. Often
the experiences of other FM patients in your area provide a good guide for
finding the right provider. Here are some resources to help you find
someone to treat your fibromyalgia.
by specialty and region.
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listing of all its members.
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