Hypermobility without Tears teaches nearly everything you need to know about EDS and fitness. Di Bon guides you through step by step; first introducing the concepts she’s working with. Practice the exercises recommended as you read through the book, and you will already be on your way to improving your health. Maintain those practices on a regular basis, and you are on your way to developing a life of less pain, easier movement and more stability throughout the body designed to protect your joints.
These super simple exercises can be performed almost anywhere. They help build up the core, legs and ankles and helps to stabilize your balance and improve proprioception.
Are corticosteroids, glucocorticoids and other steroids commonly used in medicine really as heinous as the EDS Zebra community makes it out to be? I decided to do some research to answer that question and this article details everything I found about steroid use and protecting your collagen for strong bones, joints, and skin.
Why meeting Mandy Harvey and seeing her perform turned me into a big weepy marshmallow at the Lead EDS conference, along with her recorded interview and performance.
This post contains a very important message about Michelle's challenge to the world this Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month!
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.
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.
Another set of simple exercises for those who are trying to get going after a long period of inactivity due to illness. While these exercises are demonstrated in a standing position, they can be done seated, as well. You can combine them with these upper body resistance exercises to begin working toward a weight lifting … Continue reading Wall Resistance Exercises for Arms
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
Are Mast Cell Activation Disorders (MCAD) being missed and heavily under-diagnosed in a large portion of patients with chronic illness? Could these easily misunderstood conditions be the cause of the rapid fluctuations in your health? Do you start out having a great day, only to have your energy levels plummet within hours or moments of … Continue reading Are Most Spoonies Suffering from MCAD?