Archive for the ‘Physical Therapy’ Category
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 […]
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 […]
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 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
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When you purchase the book through the following link, $1.00 will support EDS Awareness programs.
Posted on September 29, 2015
Watch the recording of this free webinar. – TOPIC: “Managing Medical Zebras – An integrative approach to managing chronic pain, fatigue, and digestive issues associated with connective tissue disorders”. PRESENTER: Heather Purdin, PT Click here for a link to this recording Click here for the slides used in this presentation INVITE YOUR FRIENDS and […]