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What qualifies an orthopedist to treat fibromyalgia?

Bal M. Rajagopalan, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
Great Question. Fibromyalgia is a diagnosis of exclusion for an Orthopedic Surgeon meaning when all surgical/non surgical causes are ruled out fibromyalgia is considered. An Orthopedic Surgeon, Rheumatologist , Internist all have different level of training for this problem. If you have fibromyalgia see a few different consultants. 

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