Published: 17/11/2016 Tags: Ehlers-Danlos in the News

Laura Parsons who has a rare condition praises NHS staff in Worcester

A YOUNG woman with a rare condition has praised Worcester’s kind and hard-working nurses and doctors for the excellent care she has received despite the pressure the NHS is under.

Laura Parsons has a rare complex condition called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome which can mean her joints dislocate easily, causing excruciating pain.

Her fingers can dislocate when she is writing, she suffers fatigue and even her hips can partially dislocate (subluxation).

The 24-year-old of Barbourne, Worcester, also has Postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS) which she was only diagnosed with in 2012.

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