Brian Barr Solicitors 2011 Blogs - Page 4

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Suffering From Fibromyalgia & Unable To Work

Dear BrianMy daughter has been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia for 7 years now.  She has been trying for the past 8 years to get medical retirement from the Civil Service.  The stumbling block is th...

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Chronic Pain & Massage Therapy

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine shows massage therapy may help sufferers from chronic back painIn the study, 401 people were randomly assigned to either usual care or to...

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Getting Nowhere With A Road Accident Compensation Claim

The following question was asked in Fibromyalgia magazine:Dear Brian,I had a road accident in 2008 and I have a solicitor.  I feel I am getting nowhere with him.  He organised an examinatio...

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Injury & Accident Caused By Another Driver

The following question was asked in Fibromyalgia MagazineDear Brian,I was recently injured in a road accident. the accident was caused by the other driver and I was innocent. Nevertheless, I h...

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Massage Therapy To Ease Chronic Back Pain

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine shows massage therapy may help sufferers from chronic back painIn the study, 401 people were randomly assigned to either usual care or to m...

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How Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Sufferers Can Benefit From Social Media

When you suffer from chronic pain, it can be difficult to find people who really understand what you are going through, and who can offer you support and advice.  Groups like the Fibromyalgia Associa...

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Dutch Survey Finds That Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Affects Few Teenagers

A new survey of Dutch doctors and their patients suggests that chronic fatigue syndrome affects only about 1 in 900 teenagers - but takes a heavy toll. Among those diagnosed, more than 90 percent had...

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International ME Awareness Month

A wide range of activities are taking place for International ME Awareness month, which takes place this year in May.Action for ME (http://www.afme.org.uk/) is offering keen jumpers the opportunit...

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Ethnic Backgrounds

People from ethnic backgrounds are at higher risk of contracting chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) than the general population, new research shows.A study funded by the UK 's Medical Research Counc...

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Fundraising Bid To Find A Cure For CRPS

17-year old Kiera Ward is raising money in a bid to find a cure for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), a condition that leaves her in near-constant agony.Kiera was 11 years old when she suffer...

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