Hypermobility 101 Series

EDS Hypermobiliy 101 Patient Series with Dr. Leslie Russek, PT, DPT, PHD, OCS.

Dr. Leslie Russek, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, is Professor Emeritus, gradually retiring from full time teaching the Clarkson University Doctor of Physical Therapy program.  She is an Orthopaedic Certified Specialist physical therapist with 30 years of clinical practice experience with 25 years working with patients with hypermobility. Her research and clinical interests include hypermobile EDS, fibromyalgia, headaches and chronic pain. She has published several articles on hypermobility, fibromyalgia and pain, and has ongoing research on hEDS and fibromyalgia. In addition to her academic teaching responsibilities, Dr. Russek presents nationally on HSD/hEDS, headaches, and chronic pain management; she also presents to both professionals and patients on these topics. She is currently leading the Allied Health Professionals ECHO Telementoring series for EDS in North America, serving on the Allied Health Working Group of the International Consortium of Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders, and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Committee on Selected Heritable Connective Tissue Disorders and Disability. For more information on Dr. Russek please see here.
 
Leslie has kindly provided EDSNZ free online sessions which will be available to view here each week. 
Hypermobility 101
Hypermobility 101

Session One – HSD 101: Basics of HSD/hEDS and self-care.

25th August – 12 Noon 

For a full PDF of Slides click here

Full recorded session is available below. Automatically generated subtitles are available on each video.

Hypermobility 102
Hypermobility 102

Session Two – HSD 102: POTS and POTS self-care, basics of MCAS.

1 September – 12 Noon 

For a full PDF of Slides click here

Full recorded session is available below. Automatically generated subtitles are available on each video.

Hypermobility 103
Hypermobility 103

Session Three – HSD 103: Pain management in HSD/hEDS

8 September – 12 Noon 

For a full PDF of Slides click here

Full recorded session is available below. Automatically generated subtitles are available on each video.

For more information on the Curable App which Leslie talks about please email jacquelyn@mangawhaiosteopathy.co.nz.

Session Four – HSD 104: Safe exercise selection and progression with HSD/hEDS

15 September – 12 Noon 

For a full PDF of Slides click here

Unfortunately we had some internet connection issues during our fourth session with Dr Leslie Russek, so we don’t have a copy of the NZ session however you can find a pre-recorded session in full here.

Session Five – HSD 106: Gut issues in HSD/hEDS, POTS, MCAS

22 September – 12 Noon 

For a full PDF of Slides click here

Full recorded session will be available shortly.

Coming soon

HSD 107 – HSD 110.

We are currently working with Dr Russek to set up a new timeslot going forward for the remaining sessions in the Hypermobility Series. We will be sending out the zoom link closer to the time. This will also be posted on our Facebook page and our support group if you would like to attend.
 
If you are unable to attend these sessions, we will be recording them with presentation power points given afterward which will be available to view shortly after the sessions have ended here.
 
If you have any questions you want asked anonymously, or asked because you cannot attend but would still like answered, please flick these through to us on Contact@ehlers-danlos.org.nz