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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 […]

Our first Moving Naturally with Hypermobility Seminar – June 18th, 2015

Moving Naturally with Hypermobility seminar On June 18th, 2015, we gave our first Moving Naturally with Hypermobility Seminar. This seminar was put together as a partnership between myself and two local DPTs, Chris Gnip and Victor Chang.  Chris is someone I have personally been working with, after trying to find a PT who really did understand […]

Beighton Score for Hypermobility

The Beighton Score has been used for many years as an indicator of joint hypermobility syndrome.  Now, it is used more as a clinical tool to perform a quick assessment for generalized hypermobility; however, there are 2 key points to remember according to Hypermobility Syndromes Association’s website: “i. A high Beighton score by itself does not […]