For Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, and Purple May we are sharing stories from our Fibromyalgia community! This piece is written by Amy Clements, a 19-year-old member of our West Auckland Support Group who has grown up with Fibromyalgia since she was seven years old.
Read her story here!
Happy New Year, Fibro Family! We are wishing you lots of joy, love, and support coming into 2019 and hope we can be part of that equation by providing some support groups for you! So far this year we’ve had one West Auckland meet up, and due to Auckland Anniversary weekend, we’ve held a vote … Continue reading Happy New Year! Jan & Feb Support Groups
Join us for a casual coffee & kōrero at Huckleberry New Lynn. It will be a relaxed drink/snack and getting to know each other, and we will have a chat about what support would be helpful to the group, including touching on a few curriculum topics. Last session we discussed Flare Up Plans, and we … Continue reading Support Groups Coming Up
Can’t make it to our in-person support groups? No problem! You can join in via videoconference from anywhere in the world. Zoom is easy to use, and we send out the conference link each session so all you have to do is click and connect. You can also choose to join by video or just … Continue reading New Zoom Support Group!
Recent research, published in the BMJ (previously British Medical Journal) investigated the efficacy of Tai Chi compared to aerobic exercise for the management of Fibromyalgia. Moderate aerobic exercise is commonly recommended as a key component of Fibromyalgia management, with significant research highlighting its effectiveness in managing FMS symptoms. However, this recommendation can often be met … Continue reading New Research: Tai Chi vs Aerobic Exercise for Fibromyalgia Management
FibroFit is a group for people affected by Fibromyalgia who are trying to improve their fitness. The group is intended to provide a space for people to share information, tips, motivation, and encouragement so that we can all improve our fitness. This group is for people of all ages and abilities- whether you’re wanting to train for a marathon, or whether you’re wanting to be able to walk with fewer aches and pains.