Managing hEDS & HSD Flares
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Managing hEDS & HSD Flares

The symptoms that beget a flare are not the same across individuals because each person with hEDS or HSD is unique. Flare patterns can be broken or changed no matter how entrenched they may seem within your system. Building the confidence to navigate flares and improve your baseline health will carry over into how well you can get through a flare, how often they occur, and how quickly you can recover from one.

Pain 101
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Pain 101

Pain is something we’ve all experienced at some stage in life so it stands to reason that most of us assume we know what it is (a noxious stimulus) and what causes it (bodily harm and tissue damage). But that isn’t the complete picture. In the last decade we have come to understand pain’s nuances in a different light and studies are nowhere near from over. The following article is an introduction to the influencing factors in pain sensation within acute stages (<6 months).

Move Daily Health Podcast Episode 41: Pain Principles & Self-Management
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Move Daily Health Podcast Episode 41: Pain Principles & Self-Management

In today’s episode, Freyja and Dain sit down to discuss pain principles and how to best self-manage pain and injuries during periods of time (like lockdown) when you might not have access to a practitioner. What factors heighten pain sensitivity? Does pain always equate evenly to tissue damage? How can you manage chronic injuries without…

Move Daily Health Podcast Episode 38: Movement Optimism & Pain w/Dr. Greg Lehman
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Move Daily Health Podcast Episode 38: Movement Optimism & Pain w/Dr. Greg Lehman

To move or not to move? When in pain, this is always the question. Today we welcome to the show Dr. Greg Lehman, Physiotherapist, Chiropractor, and of champion of movement optimism. Greg is a globally recognized advocate for evidence-based physiotherapy. He joins us today to dive into the importance of movement when it comes to…

Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos (hEDS): Overcoming Insomnia
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Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos (hEDS): Overcoming Insomnia

For anyone living in chronic pain, restful sleep is a bit of a unicorn. In these cases, insomnia is often rebranded as painsomnia, as a representation for the vicious cycle of pain and chronic fatigue that comes with insomnia. It’s admittedly adding a bit of insult to injury to have sleep – a typically blissful…