Connective Tissue Disorders, Headache, Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Hypermobile Spectrum Disorders, Hypermobility Syndrome, Marfan Syndrome, Uncategorized

Blog – Hypermobility, Marfan Syndrome, and Headaches

Background This narrative review by Martin VT & Neilson D (2014) is on the relevant research related to headaches associated with Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) and Marfan syndrome as these were the most studied Connective Tissue Disorders (CTDs) in current literature. This paper was published in the Headache journal by the American Headache Society. The… Continue reading Blog – Hypermobility, Marfan Syndrome, and Headaches

Neck and shoulder, Real Time Ultrasound, Strength training

Blog – Can shoulder exercises strengthen the neck?

A study by Rahnama L et al in 2015 was done to assess the thickness of the deep stabilising extensor muscles of the neck (cervical multifidus muscle, CMM) whilst contracting their shoulder muscles in 6 different directions. The study compared the contraction of the CMM using a diagnostic ultrasound device between 20 healthy men, and… Continue reading Blog – Can shoulder exercises strengthen the neck?