"Multiple dislocations."

About: James Paget University Hospital / Accident and emergency

As a 21 year old female with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, I've spent a lot of time in this hospital, specifically the A&E department. My joints are incredibly unstable and I can dislocate up to 20 times daily. The doctors, and all medical staff are extremely polite, listen to what I have to say and are able to reduce my joints 80% of the time without going to theatre. Sometimes I can be there multiple times in the month with my shoulders especially. Ill never be able to thank everyone enough. However, I just wish they could have better orthopaedic surgeons, one that is extremely familiar with the hypermobility person, instead of having to travel to London for treatment on my shoulders. Again, a huge thanks to the A&E department specifically.

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