FMAH Piecing Together A World With Hope Conference

Join the Fibromyalgia Association of Houston for the largest Fibromyalgia conference held in the Houston area. The FMAH is working very hard to be sure this is a great educational and interesting day for all FM patients, families and friends. The theme of the conference is based on the FM logo. MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Dr. Richard Rubin, rheumatologist and FMAH medical director SESSIONS

Research: Patrick Wood, M.D. Our keynote speaker is Patrick Wood, M.D., an internationally known and well-respected doctor and researcher in the field of FM. He is completing a study in Canada, and we will be the first to hear the results. Wood has also produced a new patient video, “Show Me Where It Hurts,” which will make its Houston premier at the conference. A question and answer period will follow. Vision: Lynne Matallana We are so pleased to have Lynne Matallana come and speak. Matallana is the president of the National Fibromyalgia Association, founder of FM Aware magazine, and author of the new book The Complete Idiots Guide to Fibromyalgia. The FMAH is proudly selling the book at a discount for only $19 when purchased at the conference or at regular meetings. The author will be available to autograph books during the conference. Support: Mary Harper Mary Harper, president of FMAH, will discuss how support groups can educate patients and families about this painful syndrome. Education: Movement Video – FMAH is making a movement video for you to use at home. The film will show easy ways to add stretching and movement into your day. Alternative Ways to Treat Pain – Daniel Kirsch, Ph.D., will be doing an interesting presentation regarding electrical stimulation and the decrease in pain. A question-and-answer period will follow his presentation. We are working to get many vendors with products that will be of interest to FM patients. For complete information about the conference and registration information please go to

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