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Fibromyalgia and Disability
By Jerald Cook, MD, FACOEM

In Blog by Jerald Cook

Fibromyalgia is considered a functional disorder with unknown etiology and unclear pathophysiology. It’s not well understood because there is little objective information to support the physical and psychological impairment that affected individuals report. This often becomes a challenge for individuals that feel disabled by the disorder and try to prove that the disorder prevents productive and meaningful work, so they …