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Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

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What is Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS)? Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is the name for a group of connective tissue disorders. These disorders are inherited. There are several types of EDS, but most people with EDS have the following: joint hypermobility (joints move more than what is considered a normal range) skin hyperextensibility (skin stretches more than normal) tissue fragility 13 Sub-types …

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How Can Physical Therapy Help with Hypermobility?

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What is hypermobility? Hypermobility is a medical term used to describe the ability of joints and tissues to move beyond their normal or expected range. Hypermobility can cause no problems at all in some people, while others struggle with recurrent injuries, dislocations, subluxations, or sprains. This repetitive injury can cause over-stretching to an already “stretchy” tissue. With extra mobility, our …