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#EDSFitTip – the Hip Hinge

(Top left pic is proper form for hip hinge – others are examples of going too far) The “hip hinge” is the perfect natural movement exercise that can be done easily. The point is to feel and learn how to engage the muscles that attach to your pelvis/SI joint and knees and to help prevent […]

Physical Therapy and Manual Release of the Masseter Muscle in Individuals with Hypermobility Syndrome/Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS)

The masseter muscles — responsible for “mastication,” or chewing. Our masseter muscles are also part of a bigger, more complex muscular network that links to many other muscles in our bodies. Masseter muscles help keep the head on the spine, the joints of the head and neck in place, and stay in communication with other […]

Fascia = connective tissue = the glue that holds our bodies together = EVERYWHERE in our bodies!

Someone in the EDS Hacks FB group posted an excellent article the other day. The woman who posted the article commented that reading articles like the one below help her better understand what is going on with her body; thus, helping her find appropriate ways to help alleviate her symptoms. And we couldn’t agree more. […]

Calf Raises – The Miracle Movement 

#Just5Minutes – even in the OR Calf raises are a great way to build strength in your feet, ankles, and calves. They also help keep blood from pooling in your legs, because when your muscles contract, they help pump your blood around your body (i.e. back up from your legs). Exercises that are thought to […]