Support Groups??

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by cczub, Jul 31, 2006.

  1. cczub

    cczub New Member

    Has or does anyone use support groups to cope with this disease?? I was looking around on here and found one in my area...

    I'm still looking around to find a doctor who takes FM serious. The last one that says he did put me on steriods... I saw him 3 times and never will go back to him.

    Sorry for going off topic but figured I might get some leads from a support group.
  2. cczub

    cczub New Member

    Thanks Nancy.. I looked it up and found one very close to me. THe one for NY/NJ is a bit of a drive. I already left a message for the one near me. I'm will to try anything right now!
  3. pam_d

    pam_d New Member

    Just wanted to say that it's worth looking until you find one. I got some excellent doctor/chiro/therapist, etc. referrals from our local group----also a good way to find out not only who's GOOD, but who to AVOID like the plague.

    Even if you aren't a "joiner" type, at least go a few times to get these leads. I ultimately stopped going, the members were very nice, but the meetings were Saturday late mornings, when I'm usually doing family things. But it was definitely worth it to go & get referrals, something members are usually very willing to share, The group also had a few great speakers, too, every month or so.

    So keep looking in your area...good luck!

  4. cczub

    cczub New Member

    I called and left a message yesterday... It's very tough finding a doctor who will treat you not just push some meds on you and say come back in a month....

    Yesterday stunk and today is NO better... Actually a little worse...

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