37 episodes

Meet host Kerry Gabrielson, an attorney passionate about spreading awareness about hypermobility conditions including hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.

Guests on the Hypermobility Happy Hour have included world renowned physicians in the field of hypermobility disorders, advocacy experts, leaders of global EDS organizations, and a United States ambassador.

Listen in as we examine a wide range of topics, including treatment options for hypermobility disorders and ways to improve the doctor-patient relationship.

The information provided on this podcast is for educational purposes only and not for the diagnosis or treatment for any individual. Hypermobility disorders can be complex and difficult to treat and it is extremely important to work with trained medical specialists for any diagnosis or treatment.

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Meet host Kerry Gabrielson, an attorney passionate about spreading awareness about hypermobility conditions including hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.

Guests on the Hypermobility Happy Hour have included world renowned physicians in the field of hypermobility disorders, advocacy experts, leaders of global EDS organizations, and a United States ambassador.

Listen in as we examine a wide range of topics, including treatment options for hypermobility disorders and ways to improve the doctor-patient relationship.

The information provided on this podcast is for educational purposes only and not for the diagnosis or treatment for any individual. Hypermobility disorders can be complex and difficult to treat and it is extremely important to work with trained medical specialists for any diagnosis or treatment.

    34 - Hypermobile Horses (and Dogs, and Cats, and More!): Interview with Dr. Abby McElroy, DVM

    34 - Hypermobile Horses (and Dogs, and Cats, and More!): Interview with Dr. Abby McElroy, DVM

    On today's episode, Nia Clark and Kerry interview Dr. Abby McElroy, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine about EDS in many different animals. Dr. McElroy has an EDS-like syndrome herself and her work focuses on the research and treatment of animals with EDS. Dr. McElroy received her bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from Smith College, her DVM from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, and her Master of Science degree from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

    Dr. McElroy currently works as a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Neurosurgery at Rhode Island Hospital, where her research focuses on occult tethered cord any myodural bridge dysfunction in EDS. She also works part time as a small animal veterinarian, and consults worldwide on veterinary EDS cases.

    The information discussed on this podcast episode relates to the treatment of animals and is educational only and not intended to be used in the treatment of any specific animal. This episode also includes off label discussion of treatments used in veterinary practice.

    https://metro.co.uk/2020/01/15/cat-ehlers-danlos-syndrome-finds-loving-home-researcher-condition-12029489/

    https://www.instagram.com/reed_eds/

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6565730/

    • 1 hr 9 min
    33 - Esther Gokhale Interview: Primal Posture

    33 - Esther Gokhale Interview: Primal Posture

    On this episode, Kerry talks to Esther Gokhale, founder of the Gokhale Method or “Primal Posture,” a postural awareness technique which has a large following and was first popularized at the beginning of the 2010s with professionals in Silicon Valley, California. Esther is known as the “posture guru of Silicon Valley” and her method has been taught internationally. She published a book called 8 Steps to a Pain-Free Back: Natural Posture Solutions for Pain in the Back, Neck, Shoulder, Hip, Knee, and Foot and she also created a DVD that explains her posture method. The Gokhale Method has been reported upon in the New York Times, by NPR, and many, many other publications. Esther also has a fantastic TED talk as well.

    Follow the Gokhale Method on Facebook, Twitter on Instagram: @GokhaleMethod

    Links:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1luKAS_Xcg (TedX talk)

    https://www.amazon.com/Steps-Pain-Free-Back-Solutions-Shoulder/dp/0979303605/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=gokhale&qid=1591209952&sr=8-1 (Amazon listing for Esther's book)

    https://www.amazon.com/Back-Pain-Primal-Posture-Solution/dp/B0072M7TMQ/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=gokhale+dvd&qid=1591209987&sr=8-1 (Amazon listing for Esther's DVD)

    https://gokhalemethod.com/

    • 1 hr 16 min
    32 - Coping with Coronavirus - Interview with Dr. Eric Phillippi

    32 - Coping with Coronavirus - Interview with Dr. Eric Phillippi

    On this episode of Hypermobility Happy Hour, Kerry and Nia talk about the coronavirus and how it relates to people with hypermobility disorders. We also speak with Dr. Eric Phillippi, physician and owner of Medical Procedures of Wisconsin, about the latest expert advice on coping with Covid-19.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    31 - Karina Sturm Interview

    31 - Karina Sturm Interview

    On this episode of Hypermobility Happy Hour, Kerry interviews Karina Sturm, filmmaker and producer of the documentary We Are Visible which explores many of the challenges faced by people living with hypermobility conditions. Karina also discusses her own experiences with EDS and related conditions.

    • 20 min
    30b - Interview with Dr Brad Tinkle - Part 2

    30b - Interview with Dr Brad Tinkle - Part 2

    Dr. Brad Tinkle, one of the leading specialists in the treatment and diagnosis of hypermobility disorders, answers many of the key questions relating to hypermbility disorders: how rare (or common) is it? How do we treat it effectively? How do we increase awareness? How do we use social media responsibly? And so much more. It's a can't miss conversation that we hope you enjoy!

    Dr. Tinkle is an MD, PhD clinical geneticist at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Previously he has been the Medical Director of Clinical Genetics at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Chicagoland and was a clinical and clinical molecular geneticist as well as the associate director in the Clinical Molecular Genetics Laboratory at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). He specializes in caring for individuals with heritable connective tissue disorders such as Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, Marfan syndrome, osteogenesis imperfecta, and achondroplasia. He served as director of the Skeletal Dysplasia Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, co-director of the Marfan/Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Clinic, as well as director of the Connective Tissue Clinic.

    Dr Tinkle earned a bachelor’s in science for engineering (BSE) in genetic engineering from Purdue University and he received his Ph.D. in Human Genetics from George Washington University in the District of Columbia. Dr. Tinkle attended medical school at Indiana University. His pediatric/clinical genetics residency and clinical molecular genetics fellowship were completed at Cinncinati Children’s Hospital.

    Dr. Tinkle authored the “Joint Hypermobility Handbook: A Guide for the Issues & Management of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type and the Hypermobility Syndrome” which Won an Award for Publication Excellence (APEX) in healthcare. Dr. Tinkle’s other published book is called Bendy Wendy and the (Almost) Invisible Genetic Syndrome: A story of one tween’s diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome / joint hypermobility. Both books can be found on Amazon. Dr Tinkle has also authored numerous peer reviewed medical journal articles and was a member of the International Consortium of Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and related disorders.

    Previously, Dr. Tinkle served on the Board of Directors and on the Professional Advisory Network of the Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    30a - Interview with Dr Brad Tinkle - Part 1

    30a - Interview with Dr Brad Tinkle - Part 1

    Dr. Brad Tinkle, one of the leading specialists in the treatment and diagnosis of hypermobility disorders, answers many of the key questions relating to hypermbility disorders: how rare (or common) is it? How do we treat it effectively? How do we increase awareness? How do we use social media responsibly? And so much more. It's a can't miss conversation that we hope you enjoy!

    Dr. Tinkle is an MD, PhD clinical geneticist at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Previously he has been the Medical Director of Clinical Genetics at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Chicagoland and was a clinical and clinical molecular geneticist as well as the associate director in the Clinical Molecular Genetics Laboratory at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). He specializes in caring for individuals with heritable connective tissue disorders such as Ehlers-Danlos syndromes, Marfan syndrome, osteogenesis imperfecta, and achondroplasia. He served as director of the Skeletal Dysplasia Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, co-director of the Marfan/Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Clinic, as well as director of the Connective Tissue Clinic.

    Dr Tinkle earned a bachelor’s in science for engineering (BSE) in genetic engineering from Purdue University and he received his Ph.D. in Human Genetics from George Washington University in the District of Columbia. Dr. Tinkle attended medical school at Indiana University. His pediatric/clinical genetics residency and clinical molecular genetics fellowship were completed at Cinncinati Children’s Hospital.

    Dr. Tinkle authored the “Joint Hypermobility Handbook: A Guide for the Issues & Management of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type and the Hypermobility Syndrome” which Won an Award for Publication Excellence (APEX) in healthcare. Dr. Tinkle’s other published book is called Bendy Wendy and the (Almost) Invisible Genetic Syndrome: A story of one tween’s diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome / joint hypermobility. Both books can be found on Amazon. Dr Tinkle has also authored numerous peer reviewed medical journal articles and was a member of the International Consortium of Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes and related disorders.

    Previously, Dr. Tinkle served on the Board of Directors and on the Professional Advisory Network of the Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation.

    • 1 hr 23 min

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