Archive for the ‘Therapies’ Category
Posted on September 19, 2022
“He helped my daughter get from being bedridden to going back to college,” says Michele Pestana when I meet her at Healy Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine in Providence, Rhode Island, on a hot summer day in July 2022. Pestana is 47 years old and has EDS, like most of Dr. Michael (Mike) Healy‘s patients. […]
Posted on December 8, 2021
When somebody raises spoons, what do you think first? You might contemplate the piece of silverware. One that is utilized to eat things like soup or ice cream. Except if you are somebody with an ongoing chronic illness, then, at that point, you may rather think about the Spoon Theory. Until someone doesn’t properly know […]
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, […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Posted on December 2, 2015
Watch the recording of this free webinar.
When you purchase the book through the following link, $1.00 will support EDS Awareness programs.