joint hypermobility syndrome


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Related to joint hypermobility syndrome: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

joint hypermobility syndrome

a heritable disorder comprising a constellation of symptoms characterized by generalized laxity of connective tissue. Clinical findings include joint pain and instability (especially of knee and shoulder). Similar to Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (q.v.). Sometimes seen in association with other pain syndromes (for example, fibromyalgia).
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Elysia was diagnosed with joint hypermobility syndrome, where joints easily move beyond the normal range, when she was five years old, but it didn't stop her from being active.
Vilarroya, "Joint hypermobility syndrome is a risk factor trait for anxiety disorders: a 15-year follow-up cohort study," General Hospital Psychiatry, vol.
At 19 I was diagnosed with joint hypermobility syndrome - my joints go beyond the normal range and I get injured easily.
Evaluation of knee proprioception and effects of proprioception exercise in patients with benign joint hypermobility syndrome. Rheumatol Int 2008;28:995-1000.
Joint laxity and the benign joint hypermobility syndrome in student and professional ballet dancers.
More recently, different studies suggested and partly demonstrated a clinical overlap between EDS, hypermobility type (EDS-HT), and the joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS) [2, 3].
Classification criteria for Benign Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (BJHS) were used to classify patients with BJHS.
Ms Locke suffers from joint hypermobility syndrome, which means her joints bend in the wrong direction and swell up if too much pressure is placed on them.
It has been shown that proprioception and balance exercises may cause decrease in pain and improvement of functional status in patients with benign joint hypermobility syndrome (BJHS) [102].
Joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS) is an inherited condition characterized by joint hypermobility, connective tissue fragility, and soft velvety skin with variable hyperextensibility.

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