By Cort Johnson in Health Rising.
The Spinal Series
This is part three of a series examining spinal issues which may mimic chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and fibromyalgia. The first two in the series involved two very ill ME/CFS patients who have recovered or are recovering following surgery to correct craniocervical instability.
- Could Craniocervical Instability Be Causing ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia & POTS? The Spinal Series – Pt. I
- Jennifer Brea’s Amazing ME/CFS Recovering Story: the Spinal Series – Pt. II
Leader in the Field
Back in 1999, Peter Rowe was way, way ahead of the curve when he was the first to explicitly link ME/CFS to Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. Twenty years ago, he concluded: “These observations suggest that a careful search for hypermobility and connective tissue abnormalities should be part of the evaluation of patients with CFS and orthostatic intolerance syndromes.”
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