Walking On Air

Hypermobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome & Nordic Walking with Alison Cossons

November 17, 2021 Mary Tweed Season 2 Episode 29
Walking On Air
Hypermobile Ehlers Danlos Syndrome & Nordic Walking with Alison Cossons
Show Notes

In this episode, I speak to Alison Cossons, a former occupational therapist, who has hypermobile Ehlers Danlos syndrome, which was evident from birth however she was only diagnosed in her late 30s alongside her young son.  Alison is a regular Nordic Walker with Nordic4 and attends classes run by both Katie Atkins and Emma Webb.  

Alison mentions this YouTube clip in her interview:  https://youtu.be/YxfkWAPMdg8  Jason Perry - Practical Pacing and Fatigue Management within the Ehlers Danlos Society YouTube account. 

Further Resources

Alison’s family will be forever grateful to Professor Rodney Grahame  (https://www.ehlers-danlos.com/rodney-grahame/ ) who made these diagnoses for them, and later for Alison’s daughter.  Alison and her family continue to receive online and hydrotherapy physiotherapy from Rachel Lewis (www.physio-hydro.com) who has known Alison following the birth of Alison’s son.  

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