hypermobility syndrome


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Related to hypermobility syndrome: Marfan syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

hypermobile joint syndrome

(1) Joint hypermobility syndrome
A common benign childhood condition involving hypermobile joints which can move beyond the normal range of motion (ROM).
 
Clinical findings
Pain in knees, fingers, hips, elbows, increased tendency to dislocate, increased in scoliosis, which usually improves with age.
 
(2) Systemic joint laxity
A generalised increase in joint mobility, which may be seen in various rheumatic conditions associated with TMJ dysfunction.

hypermobility syndrome

A condition of abnormally lax ligaments and joints that affects up to 10% of all people. The result is an undue tendency to dislocations, recurrent sprains and joint pain.
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Isokinetic evaluation of knee extensor/flexor muscle strength in patients with hypermobility syndrome.
Impaired proprioception acuity at the proximal interphalangeal joint in patients with the hypermobility syndrome.
This study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of JHM and joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS) in a group of ballet teachers and students, looking both at aspects related to the flexibility required to dance, and at the risk of injuries when hypermobility is associated with other symptoms, in the case of JHS.
Generalized joint hypermobility and benign joint hypermobility syndrome in both groups Group 1 Group 2 (AC) (SIS) n % n Chi-square p Generalized joint hypermobility No 119 99.
Once perceived as a predominantly benign condition characterized by joint laxity, hypermobility, and associated musculoskeletal symptoms in otherwise healthy children and adults, joint hypermobility syndrome is now understood to be a multifaceted, multisystemic heritable disorder of connective tissue.
While you're there, make sure they screen you for benign joint hypermobility syndrome, using the Revised Brighton Criteria.
Lauren, 12, received an award to mark her courage in battling ME - chronic fatigue syndrome - and hypermobility syndrome.
Glascow, Scotland -- Joint hypermobility syndrome is profoundly underdiagnosed and its impact underestimated despite its being one of the most common causes of widespread chronic pain--and indeed may be the most common rheumatic disorder, Dr.
Because, unknown to her, Anita had a condition called hypermobility syndrome which means her joints rotate too far.
She threw her efforts into writing after having to give up her dreams of sporting success when she was diagnosed with hypermobility syndrome, a condition affecting her joints.