Archive for the ‘Helpful Product’ Category

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Disability Grants for Home Improvements & Repairs

Posted on April 23, 2021

Jackie August 24, 2020      Over 60 million Americans are living with a disability that affects their everyday activities. Adapting a home to accommodate someone with a disability is often a costly endeavor. However, you may qualify for grants that reduce your out of pocket expenses. Many grants are available for people with disabilities […]

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Top 3 Products for EDSers

Posted on December 8, 2013

Check out these product reviews from our EDS support group! **ALL proceeds go to help local EDS support groups and EDSawareness.com programs when you order from www.bodysupportstore.com  Click here to view ALL PRODUCTS offered in the online store. _____________________________________________________________________ EDSers’ PRODUCT REVIEWS: Our Ehlers-Danlos support group discussed products that have made a big difference in reducing pain. Here are EDSers’ […]

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Proper Brace or Splint Usage Can Protect Joints

Posted on June 2, 2013

Blogger “purlbeadsjo“ presents an interesting discussion, with illustrations of various braces and splints she uses for her body support. “I am one of those EDSers who has a brace for almost every body part! (I’m missing a few) The 1st question that most bendie’s will have is how on earth did I get them all off […]

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Hypermobility “Stick Men”

Posted on April 13, 2013

Enjoy the creativity of this EDSer who gets her message across with “stick people” stories, communication cards and signs.     At times we need a little humor!  Hannah from the U.K. has found an effective way to explain EDS symptoms & needs to the public in a casual and light-hearted tone.     Click […]

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Face-down “Breathe EASY” pillow

Posted on December 7, 2012

 A face-cradle style pillow with airflow channels $28.95   EDSer Comments: – I turned my bed into a massage table by using this pillow as a face cradle. The hypermobility in my neck prevents me from laying with my head to the side. I like how this pillow holds my head straight, and I can […]

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Swivel-Wheel Folding Carts

Posted on December 7, 2012

Cart for grocery shopping, laundry and easy-carrying $49-55 (See photos below) EDSer comments: – My physical therapist told me to avoid torque on my hypermobile joints. When I described the wrist and shoulder pain I have when grocery shopping, he said that steering the grocery shopping cart was a big contributor. I thought it was only from […]

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“Mattress Genie” Bed Lift

Posted on December 7, 2012

An affordable alternative to an adjustable bed $129-$199 (Twin/Full/Queen/King) Click Here to order. EDSer comments – It is like having an adjustable bed whenever you need it. With my EDS, I sublux everything while trying to get in and out of bed. Now, I can raise and lower myself without twisting or pulling myself into risky positions. […]

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Kristin Means Benefit for Medical Funds – and a surprise!

Posted on November 18, 2012

Kristin Means is featured in our www.edsawareness.com Home page video as she is interviewed with Dr. Henderson. Here is an opportunity to thank her for all that she does for EDS awareness. “Kristin Means, 31, with her father George Feracco is thrilled Saturday as she finds out that there is a 2013 Chrysler Town & Country van waiting […]

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