Date Presented 03/27/20
This qualitative study used an online survey of open-ended questions using Qualtrics to explore fibromyalgia patients’ perceptions of alternative treatments to decrease pain and improve function. Participants were recruited from online sources. Qualitative data was analyzed using grounded theory. Multiple researchers and data collection from multiple sources ensured triangulation, rigor, and trustworthiness. This study informs OTs of alternative treatments to help manage this chronic condition.
Primary Author and Speaker: Barbara Kornblau
Additional Authors and Speakers: Debora Oliveira, Sarah Mbiza
Contributing Authors: Reva Forrest, Mackenzie Dummer, Michael Smith, Timothy Southerland