Another Ehlers Danlos Success Story!

EDS (Ehlers Danlos Syndrome) uses the zebra as its avatar because it is a syndrome that is frequently misdiagnosed thus poorly medically managed, commonly resulting in unnecessary surgeries, medications and activity restrictions. I am very happy to see this starting to change in the medical community; allow me to introduce my new patient, "Sam."  Her primary physician suspected EDS, thus was referred her to a geneticist, Dr. Omar Abdul-Rahman, Omar MD.  He confirmed the EDS diagnosis and recommended [...]

By | 2018-06-27T13:10:01+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Parent Category I|Comments Off on Another Ehlers Danlos Success Story!

How to avoid back pain with yard work and summer activities

Yard work can be long and tiring, but let's make sure you don't put yourself at risk of injury, more specifically back injuries. Always make sure you are lifting with proper technique to avoid back strains, sciatica, or herniated disc, to name a few. There is a short checklist on things to ensure before lifting that heavy grass bag or dog food. First, make sure to bend your knees and keep your chest up in order to keep [...]

By | 2018-06-26T09:19:51+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Parent Category I|Comments Off on How to avoid back pain with yard work and summer activities