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Books on Hypermobility

Posted By Donna Wicks, October 1, 2012

The HMSA has publishes a range of booklets and a twice yearly Journal available from our shop (Click Here). We have listed below a variety of books you may also find helpful-and if you buy them by clicking through to Amazon from this page you also help the HMSA because Amazon will give us a small percentage on sales.

The following publications are available from The HMSA will benefit from any purchases of the following resources under the Amazon Associate scheme.

Hypermobility, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain – Dr Alan J Hakim, Rosemary J. Keer, Prof. Rodney Grahame

Synopsis Hypermobility, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain takes a multi-specialty and multidisciplinary approach to understanding JHS and its management, drawing together expertise from a broad group of internationally-recognized authors….

Hypermobility Syndrome – Recognition and Management for Physiotherapists – Rosemary J. Keer MSc MCSP MACP, Prof. Rodney Grahame CBE MD FRCP FACP

Synopsis Hypermobility Syndrome is a condition often encountered in patients, but it is easily overlooked. This book brings HMS to the attention of physiotherapists and other health care professionals…

Joint Hypermobility Handbook- A Guide for the Issues & Management of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type and the Hypermobility Syndrome – Brad T Tinkle MD PHD

Synopsis As a followup to his previous best-selling book, “Issues and Management of Joint Hypermobility: A Guide for the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type and the Hypermobility Syndrome,” Dr. Tinkle has created this handbook with several contributors…

The Arthritis Helpbook: A Tested Self-management Program for Coping with Arthritis and Fibromyalgia – Kate Lorig, James F. Fries

Synopsis Offering a practical programme to help people with arthritis and fibromyalgia manage their conditions, this handbook provides techniques to reduce pain and increase dexterity, helping sufferers to regain control of their lives…

Therapeutic Exercise for Spinal Segmental Stabilisation in Low Back Pain – Carolyn Richardson PhD BPhty(Hons), Gwendolen Jull PhD MPhty Grad Dip Man Ther FACP, Paul W. Hodges PhD MD(Neurosci) BPhty(Hons), Julie Hides PhD MPhtyST Bphty Dr.

Book Description This long awaited book presents a new approach to therapeutic exercise for the back. The approach focuses on stabilisation training of the muscles affecting the back. Instability of the back is now recognised as a major underlying cause of back pain.

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A Guide to Living With Hypermobility Syndrome: Bending without Breaking – Isobel Knight

New Edition December 2014

Book Description 

Covering everything from recognising symptoms and obtaining initial diagnosis to living with the condition on a daily basis, this complete guide to living with and managing Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type – formerly known as Type III) has been revised and fully-updated in this accessible new edition. The author, who has the condition, looks at how it affects children and adolescents and explores pain management, pregnancy, physical and psychological aspects, and how it widely affects dancers and other performance artists. New material includes: Changes in terminology; Information on how osteopathy and nutrition can help; Psychological approaches beyond CBT; How to deal with professionals; What to expect from support groups and rehabilitation programmes. This new edition will be a must for anybody who suffers, or suspects they might be suffering from, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (Hypermobility Type) and provides everything needed to enjoy a fulfilling life with this complex condition. It will also be of interest to their families and friends, and professionals working with Hypermobility Type EDS.

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Managing Ehlers-Danlos (Type III) – Hypermobility Syndrome: Working With the Chronic Complex Patient – Isobel Knight

Book Description Ehlers Danlos-Hypermobility Syndrome is a challenging condition which is often misunderstood and misdiagnosed. This book looks at how physiotherapy can provide effective and lasting relief for sufferers. The book explains how EDHS is diagnosed and how a physical assessment of the patient should be carried out.

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