Archive for the ‘Pain Management’ Category

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I Have Pain from an ‘Invisible Illness’ called Ehlers-Danlos

Posted on February 21, 2014

Kelly finally received her Ehlers-Danlos diagnosis when she moved to Australia. She shares her story. By: KELLY MCQUINLAN “Looking at me you’d think nothing was wrong. I have what they class as an invisible illness. People often say “but you don’t look sick”. Little do they know how much I can suffer on any given day. I was […]

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EDS Doctor Speaker Series – 1/22/2014 – RECORDING AVAILABLE

Posted on January 23, 2014

Watch the presentation by Dr. Michael Healy, PT on “Pain Management Treatment for EDS Patients: A Manual Physical Approach”. Click on the link above. “EDS Doctor Speaker Series” is a webinar program hosted by EDSawareness.com Sponsored by: www.bodysupportstore.com  This is a very detailed and descriptive discussion of Physical Therapy techniques to help EDS patients release pain […]

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Katie – “When I reached 16 I Had Dislocated My Hips about 50 Times from EDS”

Posted on December 1, 2013

Katie Vale has finally discovered some methods to help her manage her Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome symptoms.  By: Lucy Benyon Published: Sun, December 15, 2013 “Katie Vale was diagnosed with Ehlers- Danlos disease which causes regular injuries [PH] Katie, 34, lives in Essex in the UK. Eleven years ago she was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a condition that causes her […]

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Dr. Pradeep Chopra Video: Think Tank 2013

Posted on November 15, 2013

Dr. Pradeep Chopra, Director, Pain Management Center Interventional Pain Management Center of Rhode Island Learn more from his very informative video presentation. Be sure to watch all 6 presentations by EDS experts, including Dr. Henderson, Dr. Francomano,  and more.  All the videos below have been updated on 11/12/2013 to include the presentation slides of each doctor. These […]

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“Pain Matters” – A Discovery Channel Documentary about Chronic Pain

Posted on November 11, 2013

 Watch this documentary which gives a voice to all those who suffer from chronic pain: “Pain Matters: the Burdens of Living with Chronic Pain” video It aired on the Discovery Channel Saturday, Nov. 16, Dec. 7 and Dec. 14. 100 million American adults live with chronic pain. That’s more than cancer, diabetes and heart disease […]

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Careful Living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on October 24, 2013

This is a thoughtful description of the things you need to consider while managing your life with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. By Kash Salem | Yahoo Contributor Network “Hypermobility Syndrome (HMS or Ehlers Danlos Syndrome- Hypermobility Type) is a condition that affects 10-20% of the population. Some people who fit the diagnostic criteria for HMS will have no apparent negative effects as […]

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Doctor Speaker Series

Posted on September 18, 2013

EDSawareness.com is excited to be offering this Doctor Speaker Series to our EDS Membership. We are limited in the number of openings so please dial in early (by telephone only) to attend the program. The sessions will be the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 9:00 pm EST. Our speaker for September 18 was Dr. Stephane Treyvaud. Dr. Treyvaud is an adult, […]

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Doctor Speaker Series: Dr. Stephane Treyvaud

Posted on September 18, 2013

  We were pleased to have Dr. Stéphane Treyvaud present in our EDS Doctor Speaker Series. His presentation aired on September 18, 2013 at 9:00 pm EST.     Dr. Treyvaud is an adult, and child and adolescent psychiatrist. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, of the equivalent college […]

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