In this rare illness spotlight post focusing on Diffuse Ideopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH), Pamela Jessen explains what it's like living with the condition, what symptoms to look for, what other conditions it's often mistaken for, and how this rare disease is diagnosed.
A review of a stair climbing cart, why I bought one and why you should probably be using carts and other mobility aids on a regular basis if you have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome or another HSD.
Wall Push Ups are a good way to build upper body strength fast and are a big part of what keeps my right shoulder from popping out of place every time I wash myself or roll over in bed. I also believe wall push-ups, along with one other exercise, keep my costochondritis and rib subluxations … Continue reading Wall Push Ups
This article was last checked and updated 4/8/19 by Capricious Lestrange. AloeMD is a topical pain relief cream that I recently had the opportunity to try as part of a 3 day study. The claims about AloeMD are impressive, so I was a little wary at first. I was told it would not only relieve … Continue reading AloeMD; Pain Relief + Healing
My name is Tin Foil Hat Man, and I am pleased to be a contributing editor for The Disability Depot. You may recognize me from my own Word Press blog, Beneath The Tinfoil Hat, in which I ruminate about politics, television, as well as just about anything else that finds it's way from underneath my … Continue reading Hello, Hello
Hello and welcome! I’m Capricious Lestrange and there’s much hinted about me in that moniker, but I’ll let you ruminate on that alone. Once when asked about myself, I might have told you that I’m a poet and writer, I work in human resources, hold an MFA, and have a graduate certificate in HR management. … Continue reading Meet Capricious Lestrange, Disability Depot’s Chief Editor and Sicko Extraordinaire