Articles

These articles aim to help people with hypermobility conditions get better medical care, by providing information for them and for their doctors on diagnosis and treatment. They are based on current expert consensus, as well as my own experience in a practice specializing in the comprehensive care of patients with EDS and related conditions. — Dr. Spanos

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I Think I May Have EDS

Why the New EDS Classification Matters

Common Questions about Hypermobility Conditions

Joint Hypermobility Diagnosis for Non-Specialists

Medical Care of Patients with a Hypermobility Disorder

Surgical & Anesthetic Precautions for HSD and hEDS

EDS and the Gut

Physical Therapy, Exercise & Braces for People with EDS

EDS and Orthopedic Surgery

“Why Are my Doctors Clueless about EDS?” (Article in preparation)

EDS and Pain Treatment (Article in preparation)

EDS and Spinal Surgery (Article in preparation)

EDS and Psychiatry (Article in preparation)

EDS and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (Article in preparation)