I am confined to the house, sleep OK but the second I stand up in the morning it begins. Only relief is lying down. GP can't see me until a week tomorrow. Down in the dumps doesn't adequately describe how I feel after being given a glimpse of a normal life. Pats - what dose is your Ibuprofen and do you take it once a day? Also this is driving me slightly mad with lack of detailed information. I feel if I could read about it and expect the worst then I might be pleased if all the horrrible things PMR might bring didn't happen to me! Can someone give me a book title on PMR? I had a session with a local experienced physio 2 days ago who said she hadn't seen anything like this before.