Archive for the ‘Exercise’ Category

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Ehlers-Danlos and Chiari at the Olympics in RIO

Posted on August 29, 2016

By RDR Staff  . . .  Allysa is known for her competitiveness, determination and breaking barriers mindset. In 2015, she became the paratriathlete world champion, now she will be heading to Rio for the 2016 Paralympics to try and further her success as a paratriathlete. . . . . Diagnosis   In 2010, Allysa was diagnosed […]

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Ten year old EDSer wins at swimming

Posted on June 29, 2016

By Ken Barhorst. Ten-year-old Jarrett Payne of Sidney has so far had an amazing career in swimming. And it’s been against all odds. The son of Jeff and Wendy Payne, Jarrett was diagnosed at a very young age with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. As explained in medical terms, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is a group of inherited disorders that […]

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Free Webinar: “An Integrative Approach to Managing EDS” – Recording Available

Posted on September 29, 2015

Watch the recording of this free webinar. – TOPIC: “Managing Medical Zebras – An integrative approach to managing chronic pain, fatigue, and digestive issues associated with connective tissue disorders”. PRESENTER: Heather Purdin, PT Click here for a link to this recording Click here for the slides used in this presentation    INVITE YOUR FRIENDS and […]

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“The Feldenkrais Method” Webinar by Cynthia Allen – Video Available

Posted on March 17, 2015

Watch this FREE online learning session!    Cynthia Allen, GCFP, STMI gave a presentation titled “The Feldenkrais Method and other Somatic Approaches to Improve Function and Ease”. It focuses on movement techniques to increase your body awareness and learning how to improve your quality of movement.   Sponsored by www.bodysupportstore.com       Click here for a link to […]

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Dr. Mark Lavallee webinar “Exercise is Medicine” – Video Recording

Posted on March 3, 2015

Watch this FREE online learning session! Mark E. Lavallee, M.D presents “Exercise is Medicine – especially for Ehlers-Danlos”. He has EDS, classical type and has lectured at many EDNF conferences.

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Dr. Jan Dommerholt Webinar on “Physical Therapy for Ehlers-Danlos” – Video Recording

Posted on January 23, 2015

 EDS Awareness invites you to watch this FREE webinar recording!   Sponsored by www.bodysupportstore.com   TOPIC:    “Physical Therapy for Ehlers-Danlos”   PRESENTER:   Dr. Jan Dommerholt   About our speaker: Jan Dommerholt, DPT Jan is a recognized expert in the physical therapy diagnosis and treatment of persons with chronic pain syndromes, including EDS. He has lectured at EDNF patient […]

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Gabrielle’s Personal Battle with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on January 20, 2015

After being diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, high-school student Gabrielle found comfort with members of the Young Life organization. She found purpose and motivation through her renewed spiritual connection. “Right after I got diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and figured out I could not play volleyball, I truly was devastated. I felt like I was missing out […]

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