Hi Nonya, I've actually been meaning to update that picture with a shot of my feet side by side, but facing opposite directions!
You're very welcome to use any of the photo's in the album for the site, as like you and many others have said, it's difficult knowing what is normal and what isn't at times without some kind of comparison - that's part of why I created the album. I totally agree with your warning though and would stress for people NOT to try these positions unnecessarily and please remember that several are of actual injuries, subluxations and even very painful dislocations! Please also bear in mind that some issues are related directly to my particular situation, especially the fusion surgeries and are not necessarily regular or advised aspects of HMS.
I sincerely hope that the pictures will be of help to HMSA members old and new. Please don't hesitate to let me know if you need/want any specific pictures as I am regularly documenting my rollercoaster journey with this condition.
Huge respect and great thanks to Retro for her hard work on the site, the new look is certainly very striking and effective. I look forward to your continued development of the various areas and to helping in any way I can. One suggestion I do have, with apologies if it's already been mentioned or is in process, would be a searchable database of interesting and useful articles about HMS and related conditions and treatments. So that people looking for specific documentation for an appt about HMS/EDS and bone density problems for example could do a search and find relevant articles and weblinks.
All the best and thanks again for all your hard work,
Love and hugs.......Jo x