Health & Wellness

Here is a semi-complete listing of my articles on wellness topics and specific conditions, such as exercise, physical therapy, nutrition and wellness. If you’re looking for information on supplements, please go here. I will continue to add articles here as I write them.

There are many resources the Zebra Pit offer both onsite and through social media. Find out what you’re missing out on: Resources Galore!

Assistance, Mobility and Wellness Devices

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Cystic Fibrosis

  • Book Review: Salt in My Soul – We don’t know much about CF here at the Zebra Pit, but we know great writing and amazing stories when we see them. This journal-style memoir from Mallory Smith will simply blow you away.

Dermatomyositis (DM)

Dysautonomia (POTS, NMH, etc.)

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Exercise and Physical Therapies

Exercise Videos and Tutorials:

  • Tips for Exercising with EDS– A guide to safe exercise with connective tissue disease and joint issues, not just for EDS
  • Exercises for Jamming Ankles– How to strengthen ankles, feet and calves without using any equipment.
  • Organizing Your Fitness Routine A video Discussion
  • Pelvic Tilts and Lifts– For a strong core that will support your overall health and improve back pain
  • Calorie Counting, Cardio and POTS– Monitoring and maintaining the right heart rate during exercise with POTS & NMH and why calorie counts are never accurate on exercise machines and where to get accurate information
  • Leg Lifts for Lumbar Issues– These modified leg lifts work great for people with back problems or who are seriously deconditioned because they work the core while protecting the back, offering lower resistance than traditional leg lifts.
  • Side Leg Lifts and IT Band Stretches – Can be done laying down or standing to build core and leg strength
  • Wall Squats– A great alternative to the traditional squat for bad backs and knees
  • Wall Push Ups – An alternative to traditional push ups that are easier on wrists and elbows and help prevent shoulder and rib subluxations by building muscle in these areas
  • Neck Strengthening Exercises– Gentle strengthening exercises for mildly troubled necks.
  • Upper Body Resistance Exercises – For beginners, these easy exercises can be done standing, sitting or lying down. They also reduce dislocations of the shoulders, collar bones, ribs, and elbows, as well as costochondritis.
  • Wall Resistance Exercises for Arms – These beginning exercises require nothing but the outer corner of a wall and your own gumption. Great when first getting out of bed after a long period of illness.
  • Leg Mop Exercises – These moves help strengthen the entire leg from the foot up, strengthen the core and help improve balance and proprioception.

FasciaBlasting for EDS, FMS, CRPS, Etc.

Fibromyalgia

Gastroparesis, IBS, SIBO and GI Dysfunction

Other

Head and Neck Pain

Hereditary Alpha Tryptasemia Syndrome (HA-TS)

Mast Cell Activation Disorders

ME/CFS

Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety and PTSD

Nutrition

Rhuematic Diseases

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