A 40-year-old member asked:
What is joint hypermobility and is physiotherapy a good treatment option?
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Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 33 years experience
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Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 14 years experience
Poorly understood dx: JHS is symptomatic hypermobility. Many individuals who have hypermobility never have pain or require any treatment. When hypermobility is found associated with pain, or a few other criteria (see Brighton criteria) it is termed JHS. It is presumed to be caused by a defect in collagen but rarely have collagen related genes been implicated (TNXB gene).
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