Dr. referral in Winnipeg, Canada?

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by northlights, Apr 13, 2005.

  1. northlights

    northlights New Member

    Is there anyone here who knows of a doc who believes in FMS here in Winnipeg?????

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  2. northlights

    northlights New Member

    just hoping someone from winnipeg will see this!
  3. happygranny

    happygranny New Member

    I asked that question myself a while back after moving to Winnipeg last October.

    Do you attend the Fibromyalgia Support Group meetings here in Winnipeg?

    I have found, finally, a good GP. She is not especially knowedgeable about FMS or CFS, however she is open and willing to look at alternatives. It would be preferable to find a doctor who knew things already but finding one with an open mind is working prretty good for me. We are just getting to know each right now.

    Unfortunately I know she is no longer taking new patients.

  4. northlights

    northlights New Member

    I'm glad you've found a doc who is at least open to learning about fibro.
    Mine is ok, just not really forthcoming with the pain meds. As with most docs here in Winnipeg, she isn't taking new patients either.

    I'm seeing a neurologist in June, as that's the earliest they can get me in. It just amazes me the amount of time I have spent WAITING to see each new specialist.

    I've never attended a meeting of the support group. Do you go? I've thought about it, but didn't know what it would be like. I've never joined a support group before, but maybe it's time to try something new.

    Thanks for your reply.
  5. happygranny

    happygranny New Member

    Yes, we do spend way to much time waiting to see the specialists. It is so frustrating. What I have to do to retain my sanity is lower my expectations.

    Often even after waiting months to see a specialist, the visit usually leaves me feeling less than satisfied. Maybe it is because I still want the miracle cure.

    I have been to the support group meeting twice since moving here last fall, and found them both useful as far as exchange of information went. My husband went to one of the meetings too, and found it good from his perspective. He would have gone to the second one as well, but it conflicted. He will try to attend as many as possible.

    This is the group that meets on Sherbrooke St.

    Have you heard of the Naturopath Sean Caesar?

    Also, who is the massage therapist you see who works with Myofascial Pain release?

    Nice to meet you,

  6. lausah

    lausah New Member

    Hi there, I am also searching for a doc here in winnipeg, having gone through 3 doctors who seem not to know how to proceed.