Much buzz has been going around about the connection of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome to a variety of other common ailments, including EDS and Stomach Pain. So many of us suffer from what has been diagnosed as IBS, reflux, Gastroparesis and a variety of other GI issues that go from our mouths down to our rectum. Yes, the GI tract is that long and any issues we may face are not in only in our stomachs. The link seems to stem from the fact that connective tissue is all over our bodies. It’s in our skin, our eyes, surrounding all...Read More
My first offical blog post – Finding strength & health, while being too flexibile and living with EDS
My hope is that my website becomes so much more than just a virtual record of my daily thoughts for the world to read (and that’s assmuing the “world” will have interest in and will want to read what I have to say) and is instead, viewed as a resource for anyone seeking specific information on the topics that can be found here and/or who is looking for place to read something fun, uplifting and motivating.Read More
What is the “Just 5 Minutes” Rule? “Just 5 minutes” first started as my own “rule” when I didn’t want to workout (or clean the house, etc.); however, it has become a “rule” that other people identify with and is also one that helps provide the motivation needed to start moving in some way. The rule is this: – Move your body in some way for 5 minutes – You can go all out or as slow as you want. Move one arm only, one leg only, another body part only or all of them, but just move and...Read More
The 2nd Annual #EDSRideForACause is an active way to raise much needed funds for EDNF while simultaneously raising awareness for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.Read More
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Integrative Wellness Retreats: Wellapalooza
Move More. Move Better.: Moving Naturally with Hypermobility
(Top left pic is proper form for hip hinge – others are examples of going too far) The “hip hinge” is the perfect natural movement exercise that can be done easily. The point is to feel and learn how to engage the muscles that attach to your pelvis/SI joint and knees and to help prevent […]
Yoga for Hypermobility : The Hypermobile Yogi
- Gentle Hatha Flow Yoga for Hypermobility and Chronic Pain with Kendra Neilsen Myles of EDS Wellness
- Practicing Yoga Safely with Hypermobility
- Mind-Body Strategies for Hypermobility with Chronic Pain Class at The Mindfulness Center with EDS Wellness
- Dr. Alan Pocinki’s Presentation at the EDS DC Support Group Meeting (March 2017)
- #EDSFitTip – Standing leg exercises for Hypermobility and Dysautonomia or POTS
Mast Cell Research: Mast Cell Research
Another message from Dr. Lawrence Afrin: Thursday, July 20, 2017 “It has been brought to my attention that there has been much misinterpretation of my July 11 announcement. There are several issues and misperceptions I would like to address. (1) My #1 goal my entire professional life has been to provide my patients the best […]