EDS and Balance

Balance, gait, falls, and fear of falling in women with the hypermobility type of Ehlers‐Danlos syndrome

Title of the Article:  Balance, gait, falls, and fear of falling in women with the hypermobility type of Ehlers‐Danlos syndrome Reference: Rombaut, L , Malfait, F., De Wandele, I. et al. Balance, gait, falls, and fear of falling in women with the hypermobility type of Ehlers‐Danlos syndrome. Arthritis Care and Research Volume63, Issue 10, 1432-1439 …

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Scar Tissue and Hypermobility: How They Relate and What You Can Do About It

Hypermobility can be just one piece within a complicated puzzle. If you are hypermobile, you also can have adjoining pieces that affect it and tend to aggravate it and make it a bigger problem. These additional problems can explain why you frequently have an issue that’s supposedly healed and resolved, but you continue to have …

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Understanding The Relationship Between Joint Hypermobility, Low Back Pain, and Lumbar Spine Osteoarthritis.

  Low back pain has become a public health issue in the United States. It accounts for many cases of job absenteeism and recurrent treatment expenses. Many of my hypermobility patients experience or have experienced some low back pain. This is one of the reasons why we tend to think they necessarily go together. In …

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Impact of the vagus nerve function in overall health

How Can Your Vagus Nerve Function Impact Your Hypermobility Symptoms?

  I recently came across an interesting research article that discusses the role of the vagus nerve as a modulator for the brain-gut axis in both psychiatric and inflammatory disorders. If you have been diagnosed (or suspect you have) hypermobility or another disorder that involves chronic pain, you are most certainly familiar with inflammation. Read …

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Talking to your Doctor about your symptoms: 7 things that will make it easier on you

As part of my practice as a Doctor in Physical Therapy who specializes in Hypermobility and other chronic disorders, I frequently get asked about how to get doctors and the medical community to pay attention to your symptoms. It sounds crazy, right?. But as a Hypermobility patient myself, I can completely relate to this query.  …

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What is a BAPs Board & How Can It Help My Hypermobility?

BAPs Board Physical Therapy for Hypermobility BAPs boards are a unique piece of exercise equipment that can greatly improve your posture, stability, and strength. Throughout my Hypermobility Solution course, we use the BAPs board regularly to strengthen the muscles that support the joints of the ankles, knees, and hips. For sufferers of hypermobility, this board …

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You Have Been Diagnosed With A Hypermobility-Related Syndrome...

Now What?

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