Sadly, most patients are refered to rheumatologists who already have heavy client loads in tow. Many will openly state when you call for an appointment that they don't treat fibromyalgia. Could it be the recent increase with disablity cases related to this issue? I can only imagine the paperwork required to help such a patient secure necessary financial means when you are overwhelmed already.
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