Sat, Nov 04 2017

Chronic Pain Summit & Health Fair,

Matteson, Illinois, United States Matteson, Illinois, United States

  • About the event

    The Fibro Patient Education and Support Organization (FPESO) is a nonprofit organization located in Vernon Hills, Illinois. Dedicated to improving the quality of life for those affected with fibromyalgia and other chronic pain issues through education and support, the FPESO is increasing public awareness of this underreported, often disabling condition, and actively promoting a better understanding of chronic pain issues among patients, caregivers, family members, and health professionals.


    Why should you sponsor?

    We are seeking sponsors and partners that want to reach this substantial women's market. Your brand can be integrated and embedded within our programs and networked programs in various creative ways, and we can ensure a strong business relationship that would not only benefit your brand, but would help this important demographic and society as a whole.

    Necie Edwards

    Necie L. Edwards

    Health & Wellness Educator, Healthcare Advocate, Pain Management Expert, Talk Show Host, Life Coach, and Fibromyalgia Sufferer

    Necie Edwards founded the Fibromyalgia Patient Education and Support Organization(FPESO) organization in 2014 to provide educational programs and services designed to improve the quality of life for patients diagnosed with fibromyalgia—offering help and hope to the millions of individuals who suffer from this debilitating condition.

    Herself diagnosed with the condition in 2014, Necie combines her professional experience in health and wellness education with the extensive and ongoing research she has done as a chronic pain sufferer.  Through the FPESO, she offers a holistic set of programs and resources to support the mind, body, and spirit of fibromyalgia patients.  And as a health advocate, she communicates with the healthcare community to better understand the needs of fibromyalgia patients.

    A workshop leader, keynote speaker, and health conference event coordinator, Necie hosts “Fibromyalgia Talks,” featuring conversations with healthcare providers, holistic/complementary medicine practitioners, clergy members, public service officials, and fibromyalgia patients.  She also hosts “The Fibro Health Detective Show” podcast, featuring interviews with patients, physicians, and other healthcare providers discussing clues about what causes fibromyalgia and how to overcome it in daily life.  Links to these programs are accessible on the FPES website.

    Professional Affiliations and Community Leadership:

    –Founder, Women’s Empowerment Network

    –Court Appointed Special Advocate (since 2004)

    –Volunteer, American Cancer Society

    Education and Certification:

    –2015 Certified Health Coach, Institute for Integrative Nutrition

    –2014 Certified Professional Coach, International Coach Certification Academy, Division of Psy Tech, Inc.

    –Health Promotion and Worksite Wellness Certification, University of Southern Indiana

    –2002 Bachelor of Arts in Communications/Organizational Leadership, Trinity International University, Deerfield, IL

    –1996 Associate of Applied Science in International Business, Harper College, Palatine, IL


    Necie may be contacted at:  105 East Townline Road, Ste 128 Vernon Hills, IL 60061

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  • 51-100 attendees expected

    25% Male Attendees

    75% Female Attendees

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