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THE HUMAN BEHIND HYPERMOBILITY: AN OVERVIEW OF THE HYPERMOBILE PATIENT
Elizabeth Arnold Cells, PT, DPT, CFMT, CSCS
February 15 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
There has been an increased awareness and interest in connective tissue disorders involving systemic hypermobility, particularly Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (HSD).This webinar will give an introductory overview of EDS/HSD: pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria, patient presentations and patient experiences. This webinar will also discuss dental and orthodontic considerations for these patients.
1. Define and describe Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
2. Describe common patient presentations and patient experiences.
3. Discuss dental and orthodontic considerations
Elizabeth Arnold Cells, PT, DPT, CFMT, CSCS is a physical therapist in Old Greenwich, CT who specializes in working with patients with connective tissue disorders such as Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Hypermobile Spectrum Disorder, as well as their co-morbidities. She has been a member of AAMPD since 2017 and is currently enrolled in the EDS ECHO program for Healthcare Professionals through the Ehlers-Danlos Society
1 CE credit available to AAPMD members