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.
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.
This post was last updated July 16, 2020. Side leg lifts work the hips, glutes and thighs. They are appropriate for any level of exercise. If you have a collagen disorder like EDS, HSD or MCAS, be careful not to hyper-extend yourself when doing these exercises and stay in normal range of motion, while keeping … Continue reading Side Leg Lifts and IT Band Stretches
This post was updated July, 16, 2020. Leg lifts are another core exercise great for the upper and lower abdominals, but traditional leg lifts usually offer way too much resistance if you have degenerative disc disease, particularly in the lumbar region. These modified leg lifts are safe for almost anyone with spinal deterioration or connective … Continue reading Leg Lifts for Lumbar Issues