Learning the Difference Between Occupational and Physical Therapy

Learning the Difference Between Occupational and Physical Therapy

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Learning the Difference Between Occupational and Physical Therapy

As is common for someone with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), I’ve done plenty of physical therapy (PT). After my diagnosis at 22, I was referred to PT to work on many long-standing problems that had never been resolved because we weren’t viewing things in the context of EDS. These issues included my shoulder and ankle, which were badly damaged playing sports in high school. My therapists also taught me how to walk properly, as my EDS…

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