Archive for the ‘Joint Hypermobility’ Category

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Dr. Forest Tennant webinar on “Centralized Intractable Pain in Ehlers-Danlos” – Recording Available

Posted on April 7, 2015

Watch this FREE online learning session! Dr. Forest Tennant presents “Centralized Pain in EDS”. Since 1975, his passion is to provide guidance and hope to chronic pain patients.

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Fragile teen wishes to study medicine, spread awareness of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on March 24, 2015

15-year-old Mya Lilly has multiple dislocations each day caused by Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.  When asked if anything on her wish-list was unrelated to medicine or her health, she found it hard to think of one. She wishes for a wheelchair-friendly car and home. She is thankful to return to school and hopes to study medicine after graduating. She is passionate about EDS Awareness. By SARAH […]

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Single Mom Dealing with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on March 20, 2015

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome makes it difficult for Kristina to accomplish daily living tasks.  But, she has been refused disability benefits in Australia on the basis that her condition is ‘curable’. She has trouble driving to her doctor appointments without pain and dislocation. She wants to spread awareness by sharing how EDS affects her daily life. By: Margaret Burin  (ABC […]

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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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Roslyn’s Quest for a Service Dog to Assist with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on February 7, 2015

In response to one mother’s request for help, proposed legislation requiring insurance companies to provide coverage for the costs for service dogs will be considered by lawmakers in Hartford, CT.  Roslyn is navigating the process of obtaining a service dog for assistance with her EDS needs. The community is rallying behind her! By Kathleen Schassler, The […]

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10-year-old with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Joins UWGB’s Softball Team

Posted on January 29, 2015

10-year-old Ellen joins the University of Wisconsin’s softball team as an honorary member. Now, this young EDSer can experience the camaraderie of team sports – without the physical risk. By Korey Mallien. “The chronic pain and fatigue that 10-year-old Ellen Tellstrom deals with every day subsided this week when she met her new college softball teammates. “It was amazing,” […]

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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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