A 28-year-old female asked:
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can joint hypermobility syndrome cause referred pain? ex shoulder to collar bone or ankle or knee to shin bone?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes it can.
Answered on Aug 5, 2015
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Indeed: 28 y female queries whether Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, JHS, causes referred pain. Many with hypermobile sacroiliac joint, largest joint in axial spine, suffer sciatica. Medical literature reports association of JHS & fibromyalgia, a widespread pain syndrome.
Answered on Aug 8, 2015
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Provided original answer
This medical disorder is discussed, as to etiology, diagnosis & therapy, on my Pain Syndrome Board at Quora.com. This 100 essay book is available without charge.
Aug 8, 2015
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
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In 2010, Rheumatologist Dr. Rodney Grahame edited a book, "Hypermobility, Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain", wherein several British physicians acknowledged the pathological relationship between Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.
Aug 6, 2015

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