Episode 61: Introducing FibroFokus: Norway’s First Fibromyalgia Outpatient Clinic
What did you feel when you were diagnosed with fibromyalgia? Relief? Shame? Frustration?
These were all things Regina Frisch felt when she was finally diagnosed after 15 years of struggling. When she was ready to take action and asked what the treatment plan would be, her doctor told her they didn’t really have one.
It takes an integrative approach to treat fibromyalgia effectively. An integrative approach means treating the whole person, not just your parts.
When Regine learned that Norway’s medical system couldn’t provide what she needed, she used her contacts as a social worker and therapist to draw together a team of like-minded practitioners. Together, they founded FibroFokus, Norway’s first outpatient fibromyalgia clinic.
Listen in as Tami interviews Regine and co-founder Dr. Hege Tønnesen about their journey and the integrative approach they use with their patients at FibroFokus.Read More