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Guide to Living With Ehlers-danlos Syndrome (hypermobility Type)

Isobel Knight


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A new edition of this popular guide to living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type). With information on all the key aspects of the condition, and new material covering changes in terminology and advances in understanding, it provides a complete resource to help anyone with EDS-HT live life to the full.
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  • Paperback
    $45.24
ISBN: 9781848192317
ANNOTATION:
A new edition of this popular guide to living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type). With information on all the key aspects of the condition, and new material covering changes in terminology and advances in understanding, it provides a complete resource to help anyone with EDS-HT live life to the full.

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A new edition of this popular guide to living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type). With information on all the key aspects of the condition, and new material covering changes in terminology and advances in understanding, it provides a complete resource to help anyone with EDS-HT live life to the full.

Publisher Description

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.

Author Biography

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.

Table of 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.

Review

Without having to worry about medical jargon, this is a book for anyone (layperson or professional) who wants to understand the personal impact of, and wants to be up to date with the clinical presentation and management of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome - Hypermobility Type. -- from the foreword by Dr Alan J. Hakim MA FRCP, Consultant Rheumatologist and Acute Physician, Barts Health NHS Trust and Board Non-executive, CWHHE Clinical Commissioning Collaborative, North West London

Product Details

Year
2014
ISBN-10
1848192312
ISBN-13
9781848192317
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2014-12-21
Author
Isobel Knight
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Edition
2nd
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Illustrations
Approx. 40 b&w illustrations and photos
Pages
312
Short Title
GT LIVING W/EHLERS-DANLOS SYND
Edition Description
Revised
Language
English
Subtitle
Bending without Breaking (2nd Edition)