What are Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes?

What is Mast Cell Activation Disorder (MCAD)?

Here is a one page checklist for diagnosing EDS and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders.

Here is the most recent information about MCAD and EDS.

Here is a link to FREE CME on Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes!


View this webinar presented by Dr. Anne Maitland on EDS's co-occuring condition Mast Cell Activation Disorder.  The webinar was  held live on September 19, 2017.


CME Accredited Article on Hypermobility Disorders:  ‘Pain Management for Patients with Hypermobility Disorders: Frequently Missed Causes of Chronic Pain’ by Central Wisconsin's very own Linda Stapleford Bluestein, MD.

Dr. Bluestein's recently published Continuing Medical Education article, Pain Management in Hypermobility Disorders: Frequently Missed Causes of Chronic Pain is available here!

She also created this Quick Reference Guide about EDS Subtypes.

Dr. Bluestein also shared these Resources for Managing Your Pain at her recent presentation called Managing Your Pain at the Wausau, Wisconsin YMCA.  Watch the presentation here.

Be sure to check out Dr. Bluestein's other resources on her page. 


American Journal of Medical Genetics Part C: Seminars in Medical GeneticsVolume 175, Issue 1, Version of Record online: 1 FEB 2017

The 2017 international classification of the Ehlers–Danlos syndromes

A Framework for the Classification of Joint Hypermobility and Related Conditions.

The evidence-based rationale for physical therapy treatment of children, adolescents, and adults diagnosed with joint hypermobility syndrome/hypermobile Ehlers Danlos syndrome

Measurement properties of clinical assessment methods for classifying generalized joint hypermobility—A systematic review

Cardiovascular autonomic dysfunction in Ehlers–Danlos syndrome—Hypermobile type