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Could some one explain to me what is hyperextensible joints?

Could some one explain to me what is hyperextensible joints?

Loose joints: Some folks are genetically predisposed to have extra laxity of their joints. This by itself is not something to worry about. ...Read more

Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Joint Hypermobility (Definition)

There is a normal range of motion that most joints have as they are moved. Joint hyper mobility describes a range of motion in a particular joint that is more than normal. Hyper mobile joints are at increased risk of subluxations and dislocations. The term ligamentous laxity ...Read more


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How can I ease my hyperextensible joints? Eds

How can I ease my hyperextensible joints? Eds

Muscle strengthening: Muscle strengthening exercises are the long-term solution. Short term, recommend trying tylenol (acetaminophen) first up to 3000mg per day. If you fail that, consider an anti-inflammatory like motrin, advil, alleve. Make sure to follow instructions on bottle. Go bucks! ...Read more

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What is a hyperextensible joints?

What is a hyperextensible joints?

Hypermobility syndro: Hypermobility syndrome. Most people think you are protected from osteoarthritis and injury by hypermobile joints. Just the opposite. You are more likely to sprain, strain, and tear major ligaments in the knee, because your joints bend more. Hypermobile joints are associated with some serious genetic disorders, but most are not. Hypermobility is associated with mitral valve prolapse, & etc. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can I ease my hyperextensible joints?

I was just wondering how can I ease my hyperextensible joints?

You cannot: Joint stability is related to the tightness of the ligaments. Other than for medical procedures, you cannot tighten the joints to ease your hyperextensibility. ...Read more

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What is hyperextensible joints?

What is hyperextensible joints?

Laxity: There is a normal range of motion that most joints have as they are moved. Joint hyper mobility describes a range of motion in a particular joint that is more than normal. Hyper mobile joints are at increased risk of subluxations and dislocations. The term ligamentous laxity implies joint hyper mobility. ...Read more

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My 3yr old son has hyperextensible joints and walks on his tip toes, he tends to walk as if his legs are going togive way, hands/knees arms click?

My 3yr old son has hyperextensible joints and walks on his tip toes, he tends to walk as if his legs are going togive way, hands/knees arms click?

See a podiatrist: Flexibility and toewalking are not unusual at his age. Most toewalkers do outgrow it. I think you might want to consult with a podiatrist or pediatric orthopedist if he often looks unstable, and what else you describe. ...Read more

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What is joint hypermobility and is physiotherapy a good treatment option?

What is joint hypermobility and is physiotherapy a good treatment option?

May help: Joint hypermobility or loose joints result from ligament laxity. Physical therapy can not truly strengthen ligaments but can help with muscle strength and proprioception and may therefore be beneficial. ...Read more

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What herbal treatments are good for hip and knee joint pain?

What herbal treatments are good for hip and knee joint pain?

Hip pain: Your hip pain could be from a variety of reasons. Depending on the cause of your pain will help determine the type of exercises to do to get relief. Generally speaking weight loss would be of benefit but oftentimes weight bearing may make it worse non weight bearing exercises such as swimming or stationary bike could be beneficial. I would see your pcp, : sports medicine doc or orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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What is the condition called joint hypermobility syndrome?

What is the condition called joint hypermobility syndrome?

Collagen disorder: Jhs is a constellation of symptoms that are very similar to marfans syndrome and erhlers danlos syndrome. It is due to an abnormality of collagen which causes tissues to stretch more than normally. Of course this increases your risk of joint problems, but can also result in heart problems and blood vessel problems. ...Read more

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What is the connection between joint hypermobility and tendonitis?

What is the connection between joint hypermobility and tendonitis?

Overstretching tendo: With increased ability for joints to move more than the normal range, the tendons (muscle to bone connectors) and ligaments (bone to bone connecters) get over stretched causing micro tears and inflammation from the excessive range of motion. This is the connection between hyper mobility and inflamed tendons. ...Read more

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I have joint hypermobility and recently have had electric shock pain in my right hip going up my back, is this due to the condition or any concern?

I have joint hypermobility and recently have had electric shock pain in my right hip going up my back, is this due to the condition or any concern?

Yes: 20's female w. shock-like low back pain & Joint Hypermobility pain concerned for cause. Sacroiliac joint, largest joint axial spine, is? . Peer reviewed medical literature ID's SIJ to generate pain up to 30% people with chronic low back pain. Osteopaths are best doctors to evaluate these symptoms. Avoid surgery - with intention to pursue yoga, aqua therapy, SIJ belt, & back muscle reconditioning. ...Read more

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Can joint hypermobility be dangerous?

Can joint hypermobility be dangerous?

Probably not.: Isolated joint hypermobility is not dangerous. When part of a syndrome like marfan's syndrome, there may be associated problems that are more serious. Marfan syndrome has a range of expressions, from mild to severe. The most serious complications are defects of the heart valves and aorta. It may also affect the lungs, the eyes, the dural sac surrounding the spinal cord, and the skeleton. ...Read more

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How do I know if have joint hypermobility?

How do I know if have joint hypermobility?

Beighton scale: If pain is present in the setting of hypermobility, most physicians will utilize the Brighton Criteria for diagnosis of JHS. If an individual has no pain then a Beighton score = or > 5/6 is sufficient for hypermobility alone. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Joint hypermobility?

What is the definition or description of: Joint hypermobility?

Laxity: There is a normal range of motion that most joints have as they are moved. Joint hyper mobility describes a range of motion in a particular joint that is more than normal. Hyper mobile joints are at increased risk of subluxations and dislocations. The term ligamentous laxity implies joint hyper mobility. ...Read more

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What is joint hypermobility syndrome?

What is joint hypermobility syndrome?

Painful Joints: Joints that exceed their normal range of motion are "hypermobile". The condition is found mostly in women and has genetic relationships. There is an association of joint hypermobility and #fibromyalgia. Hypermobile joints potentiate people who have this condition to mechanical injury. ...Read more

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What is joint hypermobility syndrome?

What is joint hypermobility syndrome?

Fingers bend back: Hypermobility is diagnosed when several joints extend (move backwards) more than they should, elbows small knucles and knees are common. It is not serious generally, and found in many gymnasts and indian rubber circus people. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


Dr. James Hocker
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Phytotherapy (Definition)

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