3 Systems Vital to Your Health | Top 5 Things You Need to Know about EDS

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If you suffer from anxiety, stress, or often feel that you’re in a state of fight or flight, you are not alone! This happens when at least 1 of the 3 systems vital to your health is not working like it should. You have almost certainly experienced this if you have EDS or other chronic […]

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Is Stretching bad for EDS?

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In the world of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), where every movement requires careful consideration, the question of “is stretching bad for EDS” often arises. Stretching stands out among the various management techniques as both a possible benefit and a source of concern for those with EDS. At our specialized physical therapy clinic, we understand the importance

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Managing Anxiety and EDS

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Managing anxiety and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) often entails navigating a complex mix of physical and emotional challenges. EDS, a group of genetic connective tissue disorders, can cause joint hypermobility, skin fragility, and various other symptoms that contribute to chronic pain and physical limitations. The chronic pain and fatigue associated with EDS can trigger a heightened

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How Eccentric Training Improves Stability in EDS and Hypermobility

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Ever wonder how eccentric training improves stability in EDS and hypermobility? At PARR PT, we specialize in providing tailored physical therapy solutions for chronic illnesses, including EDS. Let’s explore how eccentric training can be a game-changer for improving mobility, stability, and overall quality of life for those with hypermobility. Understanding Eccentric Training Eccentric training focuses

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Prevent Finger Subluxations in Hypermobility and EDS

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Say goodbye to the discomfort and discover how to effectively prevent finger subluxations in hypermobility and EDS and reclaim control over your daily activities. As a physical therapy clinic that specializes in chronic illnesses like Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and hypermobility, we often encounter patients struggling with finger subluxations. These conditions affect the connective tissues

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Is your 9-5 desk job affecting your posture?

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Is your 9-5 desk job affecting your posture? As with many others who work in offices or corporate settings, if your job requires you to sit for extended periods of time, you may suffer from chronic low back pain and pain in your neck and shoulders brought on by bad posture. Unfortunately, prolonged sitting, whether

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Understanding and Managing Life with POTS

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Because it can take so long to get a proper diagnosis, understanding and managing life with POTS can be quite challenging. What is POTS? Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) is a type of dysautonomia making it a condition of the autonomic nervous system (ANS). The ANS is the body’s “autopilot” system acting largely unconsciously, controlling things

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Living with Abdominal Adhesions

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Did you know there is a chance you are living with abdominal adhesions right now and you don’t even know it? When you have trauma or surgery in your abdomen or pelvis, you run the risk of developing abdominal adhesions. What are Abdominal Adhesions? Bands of internal scar tissue known as abdominal adhesions develop between

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How to Manage Your Arthritis

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Are you one of the millions of individuals around the world unsure of how to manage your arthritis? There are a variety of conditions that contribute to the millions of people who suffer from arthritis. One of the most common of those is osteoarthritis. Arthritis has long been a source of chronic pain and has

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Awareness

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May is Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Awareness Month. This month is designated to draw attention to a group of genetic conditions affecting the connective tissues that provide structure to blood vessels, skin, joints, and other organs and tissues. Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSDs) are a set of disorders characterized by joint hypermobility. Symptoms and conditions of EDS EDS is

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