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Dr. Teitelbaum Appointed New Medical Director of Fibromyalgia & Fatigue Centers

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Created: June 22, 2006

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June 19, 2006: Fibromyalgia & Fatigue Centers, Inc. (FFC) announced the appointment of Jacob Teitlebaum, M.D. as their new Medical Director. Dr. Teitlebaum will head their medical education programs and do outreach to the public and media.

Dr. Teitlebaum is also the Director of the Center for Effective Chronic Fatugue Syndrome/Fibromyalgia Therapies in Annapolis, Md. He is probably best known for his best-selling book From Fatigued to Fantastic!. His most recent book is Pain Free 1-2-3: A Proven Program for Eliminating Chronic Pain Now. In addition to authoring books, Dr. Teitlebaum was also the senior author of two significant research studies, “Effective Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia - a Placebo-controlled Study” and “Effective Treatment of CFS and Fibromyalgia with D-Ribose.”

Fibromyalgia & Fatigue Centers, Inc. specializes in treating fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and unrelenting fatigue. Their treatment program blends medical-based protocols with compassion and understanding. The FFC website says their program differs from others because it offers a holistic, integrated and comprehensive approach to the treatment of underlying physiological factors. Currently there are 15 FFC clinics in 12 states and they have plans for expansion into other regions of the U.S.

In their press release, FFC’s Founder and Chariman of the Board, Robert S. Baurys II, said, “We are delighted to have Dr. Teitelbaum as our new Medical Director. His expertise in treating Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for over 25 years reinforces our position as the leading diagnostic and treatment center for these conditions in the world.”

Sources: Press Release. PR Newswire. 6/19/06; Fibromyalgia & Fatigue Centers, Inc.

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