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Outcomes of Craniocervical Instability Fusion Surgery in People with EDS

A recent study by Henderson et al. found significant benefits for EDS patients with severe craniocervical instability who underwent occipito-cervical fusion surgery.  Craniocervical instability is one of the most severe neurological complications of the Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, causing many affected individuals symptoms such as headaches, severe full body pain, dizziness, nausea, blurred vision, paresthesia, fatigue, weakness, […]

Three illustrations of people bending their neck forwards and back. Text: Q&A Interview: Two Physical Therapists talking Upper Cervical Instability

New Cervical Spine Instability Publication: The Authors Explain Their Findings

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 […]