OIFE Pain & OI Project

Background Pain is reported to be the main challenge for people with OI besides fractures. More than 60 percent of people with OI have chronic pain, and the percentage and complexity increase with age. In spite of this, there is very little information about how you can manage pain as a child or adult with…

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Yoga & OI

“Yoga is a light, which once lit will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame.” B.K.S. Iyengar (Yoga Guru)   What exactly does yoga mean? Can anyone with OI practice yoga, no matter how limited their movement is? And how can yoga help in everyday life? Archana, the President of OIFE’s member…


Anthropology Project About OI

Interview with Ida Vandsøe Madsen, student at the Department of Anthropology at University of Copenhagen, Denmark Ida Vandsøe Madsen is a Ph.D.-student at the Department of Anthropology at the University of Copenhagen. Anthropology is the study of human biological and physiological characteristics and their evolution. She did her Master’s Thesis (final project) on OI as…


OIF Investigator Meeting

Summary by Ingunn Westerheim, Dr Oliver Semler and Dr Lars Folkestad The OIF investigator Meeting is normally held in Chicago, but took place online on April 15th 2021. OIF Investigator Meeting The program chair this year was Dr Deborah Krakow who is Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UCLA. This…


It’s a small world…

Fear is the path to the dark side, they said in Star Wars. Because fear can be used as a political tool to convince people to do their social distancing. But fear can also be destructive and cause anxiety. Especially for people who are part of the risk group of Covid-19. How tired we are…

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