✨Area of interest – Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (HSD) and Ehlers-Danlos Syndromes (EDS) ✨
The year of Covid-19 has meant an adjustment of how we keep up to date with our continued education. ?
?⚕️ Sarah Bisset has spent the year being involved in an international and national hub of extending knowledge in the area of ‘Hypermobility Spectrum disorders’ run by The Ehlers-Danlos Society.
Pictured: Sarah Bissett, our podiatrist involved with Project Echo
In 2019, The Ehlers-Danlos Society launched EDS ECHO, a revolutionary program that seeks to support health professionals around the world in caring for patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndromes and hypermobility spectrum disorders.
?? EDS ECHO is helping us reach clinicians all over the world, arming them with the tools and knowledge to care for their own patients with EDS and HSD. EDS ECHO covers all types of EDS, HSD, and associated symptoms and conditions, providing clinical case presentations, the latest management advice, and evidential research. ?It is dedicated to increasing awareness and education in all aspects of diagnosis and management of vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (vEDS); Pediatric ECHO for paediatric clinicians, worldwide; Allied Health Professionals ECHO with three hubs in the UK, the US, and in Australia for all Allied Health Professionals; and, Nurses ECHO for nurses and physician assistants.
Picture: Project Echo Logo
? Our mission is to have 1000 new experts by 2021, and to help us increase knowledge of EDS and HSD on a global scale.
It cumulated in the international 2020 Virtual summit held on October 2-3. ? It was a global learning conference to bring together and unite the community to provide opportunities to interact, find support and learn management strategies from world leading experts in EDS and HSD.
More information about Elhers-Danlos Syndromes can be found on the Elhers Danlos website. https://www.ehlers-danlos.com/what-is-eds
If you or your children are concerned about EDS or HSD, book an appointment to see Sarah, or one of our other podiatrists to discuss options.
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