Published: 07/04/2016 Tags: Ehlers-Danlos in the News

Woman who cracked her rib sneezing and broke her ankle wearing heels is now WEIGHTLIFTING to stop her joints dislocating several times a day

A young woman who was unable to wear heels or even make a cup of tea because her joints dislocated up to 17 times a day claims weightlifting has transformed her life.

Lauren Balmain-Davies, 27, suffers from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) – a rare condition that weakens the tissues that holds joints in place.

The financial accountant from South Shields, Newcastle, has dislocated her joints tens of thousands of times since childhood.

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