Dysautonomia

Dysautonomia, a dysfunction within the autonomic system, affects our vital functioning. The sympathetic and parasympathetic systems control our heart rate, blood pressure, breathing, and even digestive functioning. Our sympathetic system, or our “fight or flight” response, tends to be over activated causing many problems. Some related conditions include POTS, chronic fatigue, and constipation. Using the “3-Systems” approach, specialized physical therapy treatments specifically target problematic areas. Physical therapy treatments include Myokinesthetics, vestibular training, and medical graded exercise programs.

Also, a physical therapist will create a “Foundational” program to begin the slow progression towards improving activity tolerance. These medical graded programs help regulate the systems by improving balance, awareness, stability, and compensation. In addition, consistency with long term exercise programs lead to longer lasting results.

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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Breathing Techniques for EDS to Improve POTS and Chronic Fatigue

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There are various breathing techniques to for EDS to improve POTS and chronic fatigue. Do you get winded just walking to get the mail or walking to the kitchen? We often wonder why exercise or day-to-day activities are so challenging. So the real questions is, have you considered whether or not you are breathing the right way? Most people tend to breathe …

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