Foreword by Dr Alan J. Hakim. Introduction. 1. What is Ehlers Danlos-Hypermobility Type? 2. Symptoms of EDS-HT. 3. Diagnosis of EDS-HT. 4. Children and EDS-HT. 5. Adolescents and EDS-HT. 6. Pain Management and Adults and EDS-HT. 7. Other Related Physical Conditions and EDS-HT. 8. Menstruation, Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Menopause and EDS-HT. 9. Psychological Support and EDS-HT. 10. Physiotherapy and Pilates Management of EDS-HT. 11. Somatic and Related Practices. 12. Complementary Health - Alternative Therapies. 13. Specialist Therapies and Information. 14. Dancers and EDS-HT. 15. Sports and Activities. 16. I have EDS-HT - Now what? Glossary of Terms. Resources. References. Index.
A patient's guide to living well with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type)
Isobel Knight is a writer, researcher and periodic lecturer on Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type). She is also a practising Bowen Therapist. Isobel is the author of 'A Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Ehlers-Danlos (Type III) - Hypermobility Syndrome' and she co-wrote, with John Wilks, 'Using the Bowen Technique to Address Complex and Common Conditions,' also published by Singing Dragon. She lives in South London.
Without having to worry about medical jargon, this is a book for anyone (layperson or professional) who wants to understand the personal impact of, and wants to be up to date with the clinical presentation and management of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome - Hypermobility Type. -- from the foreword by Dr Alan J. Hakim MA FRCP, Consultant Rheumatologist and Acute Physician, Barts Health NHS Trust and Board Non-executive, CWHHE Clinical Commissioning Collaborative, North West London