Joint Hypermobility Handbook

Joint Hypermobility Handbook Author Brad T Tinkle
ISBN-10 098257715X
Year 2010
Pages 260
Language en
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
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As a followup to his previous best-selling book, "Issues and Management of Joint Hypermobility: A Guide for the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type and the Hypermobility Syndrome," Dr. Tinkle has created this handbook with several contributors to expand insights into the understanding and management of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type and the Hypermobility Syndrome. Dr. Tinkle has received many accolades for his ability to take a complex condition and make it understandable in everyday language: ..".provides a wealth of information about the natural history, and physical and medical management... It should be of great value to patients." - The American Journal of Medical Genetics Reader comments... ..".a useful tool in helping me obtain the type of care I need to manage my disorder..." "This book is simple but not oversimplified. It is an excellent basic resource, giving a clear, concise, and useful overview for those (like myself) who live with hypermobility." "Super book for EDS! Finally a book that everyone can understand." ..".thoroughly explores the problems associated with EDS-HM. It is a relief to realize that it is not just me..." ..".a tremendous service for the health care community and the families and friends of those diagnosed or not yet formally diagnosed folks with EDS-HM... joy and clarity in reading the very 'easy to read' text chapters detailing out the impact of EDS-HM..." In addition to the weatlth of positive reviews, Dr. Tinkle's previous book on the same subject was a best seller in several categories: Genetics Medical Genetics Orthopedics Family and General Practice Brad T. Tinkle, M.D., Ph.D., is a clinical and clinical molecular geneticist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). He specializes in caring for individuals with heritable connective tissue disorders such as Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, Marfan syndrome, osteogenesis imperfecta, and achondroplasia among the many.

Issues and Management of Joint Hypermobility

Issues and Management of Joint Hypermobility Author Brad T. Tinkle
ISBN-10 0981836003
Year 2008
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Left Paw Press, LLC
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A leading expert in connective tissue disorders presents a primer to encourage dialogue between patients and their health care providers in order to create an individualized treatment plan addressing the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type and the Hypermobile Syndrome.

A Guide to Living with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type

A Guide to Living with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome  Hypermobility Type Author Isobel Knight
ISBN-10 9780857011800
Year 2014-12-21
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher Singing Dragon
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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.

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Ehlers Danlos Type III Hypermobility Syndrome

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Ehlers Danlos  Type III    Hypermobility Syndrome Author Isobel Knight
ISBN-10 9780857010551
Year 2013-03-28
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Singing Dragon
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The complex effects of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Type 3, Hypermobility), or EDSIII, on a patient's physical and mental wellbeing are extremely challenging for everyone involved, requiring a multidisciplinary care team and enormous dedication from the patient. This book presents an overview of what it means to be a chronic complex patient, examining the wide range of physiological and psychological implications associated with EDSIII and other conditions such as endometriosis and fibromyalgia. It explores the exercise and rehabilitation work involved in managing the condition effectively, considering a diverse range of medical treatments and complementary approaches including physiotherapy, Bowen Technique and Feldenkrais Method(R). There are contributions and insights throughout from experts in the fields of physiotherapy, rheumatology and health psychology, all of whom have extensive experience of working with complex chronic patients. The author links her own symptoms and experiences to those of other EDSIII patients and discusses how she has been able to reach a point where she can successfully manage the condition. This book will be essential reading for professionals working with EDSIII and other complex conditions including medical professionals, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, counsellors and complementary therapists, and will be of interest to patients with EDSIII wanting to learn more about effective management of the condition.

POTS and Other Acquired Dysautonomia in Children and Adolescents

POTS and Other Acquired Dysautonomia in Children and Adolescents Author Kelly McCracken Barnhill
ISBN-10 9781784502010
Year 2016-06-21
Pages 168
Language en
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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This is an authoritative overview for anyone encountering Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) - a dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system resulting in diverse symptoms experienced in an upright position that are relieved by lying down - and other types of acquired dysautonomia. It provides essential information on the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in children and young people. Post-viral syndromes can be extremely difficult to manage and the average individual spends two to three years accessing appropriate diagnosis. This book provides necessary information for parents and healthcare professionals on identifying POTS and other post-viral dysautonomia, the most common triggers, appropriate intervention and successful multi-disciplinary management in both short and long term situations. It also includes helpful tips and coping strategies for managing the syndrome at home and in educational and clinical settings.

A Guide to Living with Hypermobility Syndrome EDS III

A Guide to Living with Hypermobility Syndrome   EDS III Author Isobel Knight
ISBN-10 1848192312
Year 2014-12-21
Pages 312
Language en
Publisher Singing Dragon
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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 Hypermobility Syndrome (HMS)/EDS-III has been revised and fully-updated. The author, who has HMS, looks at how the condition affects children and adolescents and explores pain management, pregnancy, physical, and psychological aspects of the condition, and how it widely affects dancers and other performance artists. Full of new material including changes in terminology and information on how acupuncture and nutrition can help, this book provides everything needed to enjoy a fulfilling life with HMS/EDS-III.

Bioactive Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements in Neurological and Brain Disease

Bioactive Nutraceuticals and Dietary Supplements in Neurological and Brain Disease Author Ronald Ross Watson
ISBN-10 9780124115293
Year 2014-09-11
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Academic Press
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Nutritional supplement research concerning brain health and neurological disease is becoming an important focus. While nutritional supplements are very popular for general health and well being, the effectiveness of common supplements and their impact on general brain health and for the treatment or prevention of neurological disease is not clearly understood. This comprehensive introduction to bioactive nutraceuticals for brain and neurological provides a foundation review for research neuroscientists, clinical neurologists, pharmacology researchers and nutrition scientists on what we know now about these supplements and the brain and where focused research is still necessary. Foundational review content covering nutrition and brain and neurological health Reviews known nutritional supplements and impact on brain and neurological health Comprehensive coverage ideal for research scientists and clinical practitioners

Hypermobility Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain

Hypermobility  Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Author Alan J Hakim
ISBN-10 9780702049934
Year 2010-09-15
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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This groundbreaking new text explains and documents the scientific basis of chronic pain in Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (JHS) and other heritable disorders of connective tissue from the physiological, epidemiological, genetic and clinical viewpoints. It asks the reader to consider the possibility of JHS, identify it clinically, understand its co-morbidities, including interdependencies with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, while managing the condition appropriately. Hypermobility, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain takes a multi-specialty and multidisciplinary approach to understanding JHS and its management, drawing together expertise from a broad group of internationally-recognized authors. The book is split into two sections. Section 1 deals with the clinical manifestations of JHS and Fibromyalgia, their epidemiology and pathophysiology. Section 2 covers clinical management. Here the reader will find chapters covering pharmacotherapeutics, psychotherapy and physical therapies that address the needs of patients from childhood to adulthood. It is hoped that Hypermobility, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain will advance knowledge of therapies and provoke further research while stimulating interest and encouraging debate. Comprehensively relates practical therapy to the nature of the underlying pathology Covers in one single text both the scientific and practical management aspect of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and its allied pathologies Contributions from over 30 leading international experts Multidisciplinary approach will support all health professionals working in this field

Living Life to the Fullest with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Guide to Living a Better Quality of Life While Having EDS

Living Life to the Fullest with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome  Guide to Living a Better Quality of Life While Having EDS Author Pt Kevin Muldowney
ISBN-10 1478758880
Year 2015-07-17
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Outskirts Press
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Kevin Muldowney, MsPT has been treating people with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome since 2005. As a physical therapist, he has developed an exercise protocol to help stabilized the many joint subluxations/dislocations associated with this genetic disorder. This book is intended for the person diagnosed with EDS to both inform them about the healthcare team needed to properly treat them as well as to guide both the physical therapist and their patient with EDS through the Muldowney exercise protocol. This book will cover such topics as: how joints sublux in this population, how to find the right physical therapist, how to exercise without injury and what physical therapy techniques works best. By the end of this protocol people with EDS should be better informed about what is going on with their body and how to make it better.

Hypermobility Syndrome

Hypermobility Syndrome Author Rosemary Keer
ISBN-10 0750653906
Year 2003
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Butterworth-Heinemann
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Discusses the implications of generalised joint hypermobility and helps the reader to recognise and identify when the hypermobility syndrome is present. It goes on to describe in detail the assessment and management of the syndrome from children through to adults, and it includes sections on relevant ergonomics, rehabilitation and fitness. Also included is information on where the hypermobility syndrome fits in with other connective tissue disorders.

Hypermobility of Joints

Hypermobility of Joints Author Greta Beighton
ISBN-10 9781447139003
Year 2013-03-14
Pages 182
Language en
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
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Joint hypermobility, joint laxity or "double-jointedness" is no longer regarded as just a quaint clinical entity, but has gained recognition as a feature common to a heterogeneous group of generalized hereditary connective tissue disorders. This monograph examines the scientific basis, clinical features and treatment of this syndrome. The second edition has been thoroughly updated, with new contributions to cover in depth three areas in which new scientific advances have been made: biochemistry, genetics, and biomechanics. The case histories make fascinating reading, and the comprehensive coverage of the rarer hereditary disorders provides a valuable reference. From the reviews of the first edition: "This little book deals with a somewhat neglected subject and will prove useful in a number of ways." British Journal of Plastic Surgery #1 "This is a delightful book full of stimulating ideas, by three authors who have pooled their thoughts and the results of their studies." Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine #2

My Eds Journey

My Eds Journey Author Bradley Tinkle
ISBN-10 0982913249
Year 2012-06-01
Pages 100
Language en
Publisher
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Individuals with EDS have a defect in their connective tissue, the result of faulty collagen. Now a world-renowned expert and clinical physician for EDS offers patients with this complex disorder a way to organize and centralize their medical data in a way that best serves patients and their healthcare providers.

The Dysautonomia Project

The Dysautonomia Project Author Msm Kelly Freeman
ISBN-10 1938842243
Year 2015-10-05
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Bardolf
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"The Dysautonomia Project" is a much needed tool for physicians, patients, or caregivers looking to arm themselves with the power of knowledge. It combines current publications from leaders in the field of autonomic disorders with explanations for doctors and patients about the signs and symptoms, which will aid in reducing the six-year lead time to diagnosis.

Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance

Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance Author Henry Willmott
ISBN-10 9781118802519
Year 2015-03-31
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance is an easy-to-read, highly visual guide to orthopaedics. It comprehensively covers relevant basic science and clinically-oriented anatomy of the musculoskeletal system, and the diagnosis and management of trauma, sports injuries, paediatric orthopaedics, degenerative disease, and musculoskeletal tumours. Although primarily aimed at junior doctors and senior medical students, it is also useful for physiotherapists and nurse practitioners. Trauma and Orthopaedics at a Glance: • Provides thorough coverage of diagnosis, investigation and contemporary treatment options of commonly encountered orthopaedic conditions; • Features a section on what to expect as a Foundation doctor in orthopaedics, including how to present cases in trauma meetings, essential information to survive ‘on-call’ shifts and tips for efficient clerking of trauma admissions; • Unique ‘how to’ section, comprising guidance on key practical procedures such as aspirating joints, manipulating fractures and applying plaster casts. • Includes a companion website at ataglanceseries.com/tando featuring 120 multiple-choice questions and 10 case studies This brand new title presents an overview of all the information relating to diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal conditions, and is ideal while on rotation or revising key concepts.