Fibromyalgia patients can call 1-866-973-6360 to register for the workshop.
The UAB Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology is offering a quarterly educational workshops addressing fibromyalgia. The workshops are led by UAB rheumatologists and are held in the Boardroom at UAB Highlands Hospital.
UAB Highlands is located at 1201 11th Avenue South and the Auditorium is on the first floor.
The Workshop covers these topics:
What is Fibromyalgia? A review to help participants understand why and how fibromyalgia develops
Management of Fibromyalgia. Participants will learn about strategies to manage fibromyalgia including exercise, medications, and cognitive-behavioral approaches
Questions and Answers. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the UAB rheumatologist to help manage their fibromyalgia.
Participants will be provided written materials outlining fibromyalgia management that can be used personally and shared with his or her primary care physician.
Each workshop is limited to 20 participants, and registrations are accepted on a first come, first served basis. The fee for participation in one of these educational workshops is $30 and may be paid by cash or check when you arrive at the workshop.