A Guide to Living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type): Bending Without Breaking (2nd Revised edition)

A Guide to Living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type): Bending Without Breaking (2nd Revised edition)

By: Isobel Knight (author), Alan Hakim (foreword_author)Paperback

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Covering everything from recognising symptoms and obtaining initial diagnosis to living with the condition on a daily basis, this complete guide to living with and managing Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type - formerly known as Type III) has been revised and fully-updated in this accessible new edition. The author, who has the condition, looks at how it affects children and adolescents and explores pain management, pregnancy, physical and psychological aspects, and how it widely affects dancers and other performance artists. New material includes: changes in terminology information on how osteopathy and nutrition can help psychological approaches beyond CBT how to deal with professionals what to expect from support groups and rehabilitation programmes This new edition will be a must for anybody who suffers, or suspects they might be suffering from, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type) and provides everything needed to enjoy a fulfilling life with this complex condition. It will also be of interest to their families and friends, and professionals working with Hypermobility Type EDS.

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About Author

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.

Contents

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.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/12/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781848192317
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9781848192317
  • weight: 440
  • ISBN10: 1848192312
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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