Published : Wednesday, June 14, 2017 | 11:39 AM
A new community support group has begun for persons with Fibromyalgia and/or Arthritis. The group will meet monthly at La Canada Presbyterian Church for personal and social support, and education in lifestyle management of these difficult medical issues.
The support group is led by Dianne Whiting, MA, PT and Katie Phillips-Rector, MS, MFT Intern. Dianne has extensive experience as a physical therapist working with people with Fibromyalgia and Arthritis and is Program Director for the Fibromyalgia Management Program at Casa Colina Hospital in Pomona. She has been leading a Fibromyalgia support group at Casa Colina for the past 20 years. Katie is a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern who works with individuals and families facing a variety of chronic pain and health conditions. She also lives with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia herself, and is passionate about helping others finding strength and encouragement while living these medical issues.
The support group meets at La Canada Presbyterian Church on the fourth Wednesday of every month, from 1:00-2:15 p.m. in the Library. There is no fee or sign-up for this program and all are welcome to join us. Please email Katie (Katie@lacanadapc.org) or Dianne (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions.
La Canada Presbyterian Church is located at 626 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada Flintridge.