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EDS Flare-Ups

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Please click below if you would prefer to listen to this article on EDS and hypermobility flare-ups. Many people often say that Hypermobility/ Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is the gift that keeps giving. Unfortunately, it just so happens that the gifts it gives so readily do so in the form of EDS flare-ups, pain, and multiple systemic […]

Cortical Thickness in Understanding ASD and ADHD

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If you would prefer to listen to this article, please click below. I have talked a lot about the prevalence of Neurodiversity found within the hypermobile population over the last few years. And to be honest, it’s very important to do so!   Most studies find that over 50% of participants with a diagnosis of Autism, attention deficit […]

Hypermobility and Exercise: Part 1

If you would prefer to listen to this article, please click below. If you’re reading this, then chances are you’ve been on quite the journey with your hypermobile body over the last few years. You’ve probably heard it all before, the endless advice about building muscle to stabilise those wobbly joints. However, let’s be real, […]

Is Hypermobility Linked to Autism?

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If you would prefer to listen to this article, please click below. Every so often, a topic emerges from the depths of medical research that makes us sit up and take notice. Today, we’re delving into one such intriguing subject: the potential link between hypermobility and autism. Now, before you wonder if this is just […]

What is Coat Hanger Pain

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If you would prefer to listen to this article, please click below. Ever found yourself rubbing your neck after a long day, wondering why it feels like you’ve been hanging by a coat hanger? Well, you’re not alone. ‘Coat hanger pain’, as it’s colloquially known, is a phenomenon that has puzzled many, leading them down […]

How are Hypermobility and EDS diagnosed?

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Greetings from our corner of the web! Have you ever heard of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS)? Or perhaps you, or someone close to you, have been noticing symptoms like joint hypermobility, unusually stretchy or fragile skin, or perhaps bruises appearing at the slightest touch? If so, you’re in the right place. EDS represents a collection of […]

Hypermobility Syndrome Symptoms

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Ever heard of Hypermobility Syndrome? If you’re like most people, you probably haven’t. And yet, this condition is more common than you might think, especially among children and young adults. In fact, up to 15% of kids have hypermobile joints that usually tighten up to a normal range of motion as they get older. But […]

Knee Weakness

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Hello reader, welcome to our exploration of the enigmatic world of knee pain and weakness. If you’re here, chances are you’ve experienced knee pain, or perhaps you’ve been privy to the special treat that is knee weakness. Maybe you’re trying to open a jar of pickles and your knees feel like they’re auditioning for a […]

Can your brain make you sick?

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If you would prefer to listen to this article, please click below. Normally, when we think of getting sick, we think of it as viruses and bacteria from the outside world getting into our bodies, however, there are occasions when this isn’t the only way that we can get sick. Let’s explore the strange question […]

Hypermobility and Sleep

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If you would prefer to listen to this article on hypermobility/ EDS sleep problems, then please click below. It’s not uncommon for those with Hypermobility and EDS to have difficulty getting into a comfortable sleeping position. Subluxating/dislocating joints, gastric issues, pain, and even anxiety are all factors that many of those with conditions like Ehlers-Danlos […]

KT Tape for Hypermobility and Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

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It is not uncommon to see those with hypermobility and EDS covered in an abundance of brightly coloured KT tape. Kinesio tape comes highly recommended for those with hypermobility, however, just like most modalities, there are those that find it helpful and those who do not. There is an abundance of claims when it comes […]

Hypermobility Knee Exercises

Hypermobility Knee Exercises

People generally have some issues with the specific hypermobility knee exercises that are currently out there. They either don’t work or they yield very little results. This is largely due to the simple fact that the current treatment around exercises for those with hypermobility, are built on a false premise and simply do not take […]