Treating Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome with medical massage therapy

Dog with EDS - Source: Wikimedia Commons

Dog with EDS - Source: Wikimedia Commons

Medical massage therapy can be used effectively to reduce pain and increase quality of life in patients suffering from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS). EDS is a genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by joint pain and hypermobility, stretchy delicate skin, and other symptoms. People with EDS have unstable joints, fragile skin, or vascular problems, because of a genetic defect in their connective tissue. EDS affects at least 1 in 5000 people.

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At Hawaiian Experience Spa in Scottsdale we regularly treat several clients suffering with EDS.

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Steve Ibach, Licensed Massage Therapist, Fitness Consultant

Hawaiian Experience Spa
10855 N. 116th St., Ste 130
Scottsdale, AZ 85259