Dr Tina Wang

Dr. Tina J Wang is a medical doctor board certified in the specialty of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She is a fascia researcher and has a special focus on Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders including Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. Her published research focuses on ultrasound characteristics of fascial dysfunction to improve clinical understanding, diagnostics, and treatments of myofascial pain syndromes, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders.

Dr. Wang is an Assistant Professor at medical schools in the Southern California area and is core faculty for the musculoskeletal curriculum including the use of ultrasound based diagnosis and interventions.

Dr. Wang is also a yoga practitioner and studies under the the lineage of T Krishnamacharya and TKV Desikachar and studies Ayurveda with Dr. Anupama Kizhakkeveett at the Southern California University of Health Sciences.

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Hypermobility and Fascia

Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD) and Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) are conditions that affect the connective tissue in the body. The microcellular components of connective tissue, known as the extracellular matrix (ECM), is the scaffolding that supports and connects various parts of our body. In people with HSD/hEDS, there are changes in this ECM within the…

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Hypermobility and the fascia

by Dr Tina Wang Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders (HSD) and Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (hEDS) affect the body’s connective tissue, associated with changes in the extracellular matrix (ECM) within the fascial system. These changes lead to inflammation and increased pain. One significant alteration is decreased stiffness and increased extensibility of connective tissues. Additionally, deep fascia, which envelops…


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