Physiotherapy for Hypermobility…and some personal thoughts
Dr Chen’s Blog Excerpt:
When I was still a physiotherapy student almost ten years ago, I don’t remember being taught much about hypermobility. At most we were shown a Powerpoint slide about the Beighton scoring system to screen for hypermobility, but much was unknown about the correlation between hypermobility and the other medical conditions associated with it that can affect physical health. As physiotherapists, improving the physical health of those who come to see us through patient education, manual therapy and exercise prescription is definitely one of our key responsibilities….. continue reading here.
Dr Chen has ten years of experience as a physiotherapy clinician and researcher. She completed her PhD on neck pain in 2017, and has now transitioned to clinical work to focus on Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSDs), hypemobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (hEDS), and other neck, back, and hip conditions. She writes for her personal website at www.drchenphysio.com.