Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

EDS & Hypermobility Disorders

Ross Hauser, MD. Introduction: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a group of connective tissue disorders that have joint hypermobility as the central character but can also cause symptoms and complications of the skin, joints, blood vessels, and other organs throughout the body. When this instability is present in the cervical spine, […]

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and knee replacement complications

Ross A. Hauser, MD.  There is not much by way of published research on the problems of knee replacement complications in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome patients. Below I have listed and summarized the most recent research. Patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome can have successful knee replacement surgery. However, for some, recovery and complications […]

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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Atlanto-axial instability, and Craniocervical instability

Ross Hauser, MD Treatment of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome-related craniocervical instability is challenging enough. Not having an initial, accurate diagnosis can make it more challenging. A lack of a diagnosis can send patients on a many-year journey searching for help that they cannot get because they and their doctors are chasing the […]

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Ehlers Danlos syndrome hypermobility type – Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder in children

Ross Hauser, MD In our various articles on Ehlers-Danlos syndrome hypermobility (hEDS), we typically start out by telling of a patient’s experience in the healthcare community before they have reached out to us here at Caring Medical. It is particularly important that we do this because we understand that the […]

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Autism in the hEDS patient

Ross Hauser, MD Many children and young adults suffer from a myriad of difficult symptoms, not only for the parents, but their care providers to understand. In this article, we will review research that suggests a link between Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and hypermobile spectrum disorders […]

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Shoulder replacement complications in the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Patient

Ross Hauser, MD If you suffer from chronic subluxations, dislocations, and pain from ligament laxity due to Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, you know firsthand that shoulder problems may only be one of the many challenges you face. You also know that your shoulder problems are “widespread” throughout your shoulder joint, you are […]

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