May is EDS Awareness month!
On May 26th you are invited to our first ever EDS webinar!
“Our Joint Approach In Providing Best Outcomes for the Ehlers Danlos Patient: The Orthotist/Physiotherapist Perspective”
THIS WEBINAR IS PERFECT IF YOU ARE
- A patient with EDS
- A parent of a child with EDS
- A clinician with an interest in EDS even if you do not specialise in treating the condition
Following huge demand for places, our EDS webinar is now fully booked.
However, if you would like to receive a link to a FREE recording of the webinar following the event on the 26th May, please register your interest below.
There is also a hidden discount code* for a future DMO® product that can only be revealed during the webinar.
Guest speakers include
UK Clinical Manager and Orthotist at DM Orthotics
Director and Physiotherapist at Physiocure
Anna Higo and her business partner Louise Grant own Physiocure, based in North Leeds. Over the 20 years of their partnership they have developed a specialist interest in HSD/hEDS and see people from all over the UK. They run a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) which they believe is the key to the successful management of these individuals. They are also part of the EDS Society ECHO programme.
Anna will be talking about:
- Why we built Physiocure into a MDT in the treatment of hEDS
- Our journey into the recognition of hEDS patients – the signs
- The benefits of a practice working alongside DM Orthotics for the hEDS patient
- A real life case study of hEDS patient from the physiotherapy and DMO® perspective
Patricia McCotter is the UK Clinical Manager at DM Orthotics. Patricia qualified as an Orthotist in 1994 and assessed her first EDS patient over 20 years ago. Patricia continues to treat EDS patients and strives to provide the best treatment outcomes for the EDS community as a part of her multidisciplinary working. Today she is an expert in prescribing our Dynamic Movement Orthoses® for a wide range of conditions including EDS.
Patricia will be talking about:
- The history of DM Orthotics
- Why we need joint working to achieve the best outcomes
- How the orthoses work
- Design and prescription for EDS patients