Archive for the ‘Physical Therapy’ Category

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New Cervical Spine Instability Publication: The Authors Explain Their Findings

Posted on March 27, 2023

For Chronic Pain Partners Newsletter, writer Christie Cox speaks with two pioneers in the Ehlers-Danlos community Leslie Russek and Susan Chalela, about their recent publication on upper cervical instability (UCI). Leslie Russek is a DPT, PhD, and Professor Emeritus of Physical Therapy at Clarkson University and an Orthopedic Certified Specialist Physical Therapist with over 30 […]

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PT Elan Schneider on Neuroplasticity and New Approaches to Treat Chronic Pain

Posted on February 28, 2023

Widespread chronic pain is one of the main symptoms for people with any type of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and can be debilitating. At the same time, many common treatment options, particularly with pain medication, lead to side effects. But what if we could reduce our pain without any negative consequences? Chronic Pain Partners’ Editor-in-Chief Karina Sturm […]

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EDSed Episode 2: Dr. Lilian Holm on Physical Therapy & EDS

Posted on January 27, 2023

EDSed is our new series of full-length interviews with international EDS experts. These educational interview series with journalistic (news) quality is complementary to our webinar recordings and another free resource we provide for our community. All films are produced by journalist and We Are Visible filmmaker Karina Sturm and sponsored by Chronic Pain Partners. You can […]

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Where physical therapy ends and magic begins: Healy Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

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. […]

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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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Free Webinar: “Physical Therapy Protocol for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome” – Recording Available

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.

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