The benefits of movement on hypermobility are many, including decreased pain, greater stability in our joints and our movements, improved posture, a reduction in dislocations and so much more. It's not always easy to do when you're in pain, but once you get started and experience the results, you realize you need to do whatever it takes to keep going.
I was diagnosed with craniocervical instability in 2011, long before hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos was ever a word in my vocabulary. My journey started with chronic joint pain, migraines, and a bizarre tailbone pain that has never been fully explained. Today I want to share my story and how Atlas Orthogonal Chiropractic and Physical Therapy have been instrumental in giving me back my life.
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.
This post was updated July 7, 2020. Thank you. 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 … Continue reading Wall Resistance Exercises for Arms
A video tutorial on how to do wall squats or slides, a safer form of squats for people with bad backs and knees.