Archive for the ‘Therapies’ Category

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Causes, Signs, Diagnosis, and Treatment for Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes

Posted on July 5, 2017

By Catherine Roberts You likely haven’t given too much thought to your skin, joints, and blood vessels lately—unless you’ve suffered an wound that required stitches or a joint injury that put you off your game for a few weeks. However, for patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, a set of inherited disorders that strike these connective tissues, […]

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Living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome – Safety Tips

Posted on December 5, 2016

By Ellen Lenox Smith
Living with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a lifelong process that requires constant monitoring on how to remain active, yet also physically secure and safe. In this article, Ellen shares some safety tips that she hopes will help others with EDS.

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“Every day I wake up is a blessing” … despite Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on July 4, 2016

By Richard Salit, Journal Staff Writer. Ellen Lenox Smith’s recurring injuries and ailments were as baffling as they were disabling. Some doctors thought they might even be psychological. Why was she always in such pain? Why did she have difficulty swallowing? Why did she keep tearing cartilage and ligaments in her knees and shoulders? And […]

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EDS Physical Therapy Book & Free Webinar: “Living Life to the Fullest with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome”

Posted on April 29, 2016

Click here to learn about the PT book that is helping EDSers throughout the US! For every purchase made through the following link, $1.00 will be donated to EDS Awareness programs.

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Free Webinar: “Physical Therapy for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome” with Trish Meegan, DPT – Recording Available

Posted on February 26, 2016

Watch the recording of this free webinar.     Sponsored by www.bodysupportstore.com  TOPIC:  “Physical Therapy for EDS: Including how your posture and thorax/ribcage affects your PT program” PRESENTER: Trish Meegan, DPT, L, ATC – Click IMAGE for a link to this recording Click here for a link to the presenter’s slides       INVITE YOUR FRIENDS: Spread […]

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