May: Ehlers Danlos Awareness Month
Ehlers Danlos: how would I recognise it
Broadly speaking, EDS/HSD is recognised by the presentation of ‘bendy’ joints and sometimes, soft skin.
However, there are a number of related symptoms that are not immediately obvious. This sometimes referred to as the iceberg effect…
Clinical diagnosis (Rheumatology) use the Beighton Score to review joint hypermobility. Gene testing (Genetics) determines specific EDS subtypes.
Recommended self-care of EDS/HSD is to manage with exercise, especially Pilates. It is recommended that you find a an exercise professional with specialist EDS/HSD knowledge.
TANYA is a Hypermobility Rehabilitation Pilates Specialist.
Helping others to learn how to manage their own hypermobility
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Ehlers Danlos Syndromes / Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder
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Tanya is the founder of Intensys Life. Some years ago now, Tanya was recommended Pilates to help manage her newly diagnosed hypermobility condition. It turned her life around, taking her from a very poorly place, in constant agonising pain, to now being able to live life to the full… all thanks to Pilates. Amazed by her own progress, it is no wonder that Tanya is committed to helping others by sharing the wonders of Pilates.
Tanya is a Rehabilitative Specialist, helping others manage chronic pains and conditions. She is also is a:
- Pink Ribbon Post Rehab Certified Specialist
helping women and men with the tightness that follows breast cancer surgery
- Hypermobility Specialist
helping others to manage their Ehlers Danlos Syndrome / Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder / Hypermobility condition <<find out more here>>