Learn all about Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) in this article which explains the symptoms and how EDS is diagnosed based on the 2017 criteria. You'll also learn the 13 subtypes of the condition and why we use the zebra as a mascot to represent EDS and other rare genetic disorders.
Degenerative Disc Disease is a big problem for many people with collagen disorders. Be sure you're prepared for your next battle with the right brace for your cervical spine issues. In this post, I discuss inflatable traction collars, the history of my spine woes and a little about how the medical industry contributed to my lifelong chronic spine pain.
These resistance exercises for the neck are so simple, I had a tough time conveying the concept. Basically, you're going to push against your head in order to create resistance; something for your neck to have to fight against. You can't really see it in the video, because you're not supposed to move your head, … Continue reading Neck Strengthening Exercises
A video tutorial on how to do wall squats or slides, a safer form of squats for people with bad backs and knees.
Side leg lifts work the hips, glutes and thighs. They are appropriate for any level. If you have a collagen disorder like EDS or MCAD, be careful not to hyper-extend yourself when doing these exercises and stay in normal range of motion, while keeping your leg and foot in line with your body. I also … Continue reading Side Leg Lifts and IT Band Stretches