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Hello, I am inquiring if you are familiar with Ehlers Danlos syndrome and the implications of this disease as far as pain and pain management is concerned. If you are I would be thrilled to have you consult on my case. I have not yet had a pain specialist

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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as a rheumatologist a treat numerous patients with EDS.

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as a rheumatologist a treat numerous patients with EDS.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice

In brief: Natural analgesia

41yo female seeks "pain management" for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, which includes fibromyalgia-like symptoms.
FM meds, Lyrica, Savella (milnacipran) & Cymbalta, might help; opiates to be avoided. Avoid excess weight & increase global muscle tone via walks, Tai Chi & gentle yoga. Cortisone & neurotomies provide no long-term benefits. Enemy of ligament laxity is "Gravity" - exercise via buoyancy of aquatherapy.

In brief: Natural analgesia

41yo female seeks "pain management" for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, which includes fibromyalgia-like symptoms.
FM meds, Lyrica, Savella (milnacipran) & Cymbalta, might help; opiates to be avoided. Avoid excess weight & increase global muscle tone via walks, Tai Chi & gentle yoga. Cortisone & neurotomies provide no long-term benefits. Enemy of ligament laxity is "Gravity" - exercise via buoyancy of aquatherapy.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
In 2010, Rheumatologist Dr. Rodney Grahame edited a book, "Hypermobility, Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain", wherein several British physicians acknowledged the pathological relationship between Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is an inherited connective tissue, ligament, disorder that exists along a spectrum of connective tissue disorders, and which has a particularly intense penetrance and expression of painful symptoms.
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