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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Joint Hypermobility (Overview)

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.


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Joint hypermobility cause of tendonitis?

Joint hypermobility cause of tendonitis?

Sometimes: One of the potential causes of tendonitis is overuse by the muscle/tendon unit trying to stabilize a hypermobile joint. This is certainly the case with the posterior tibial tendon in individuals with flexible flatfoot. However, not all tendinitis is related to joint hypermobility, so you would need to consult with your doctor to determine the cause of your tendinitis.

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
310 Doctors shared insights

Joint Hypermobility (Overview)

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.


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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.

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Joint hypermobility (Tip)

Fibromyalgia does not cause joint pain, but it does cause pain in the muscles surrounding the joints. ...See more

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What is joint hypermobility and will getting physiotherapy effectively treat it?

What is joint hypermobility and will getting physiotherapy effectively treat it?

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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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.

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Joint hypermobility (Tip)

Often, muscle and joint pain are indicators that there is a sprain somewhere in the tissues. ...See 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.

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Does anyone have any info on joint hypermobility syndrome?

Does anyone have any info on joint hypermobility syndrome?

Ehlers-danlos syndro: There is much info on these--more on the famous ehlers-danlos syndrome. Follow this link: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002439/ hope you find the answer your are looking for. Good luck.

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Joint hypermobility (Tip)

It is not a myth. Falling barometric pressure (usually indicating rain) will increase joint pain! ...See more

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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.

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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.

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Joint hypermobility (Tip)

For those overweight with knee pain, for every pound you take off, you take 6-8 pounds off the knees. ...See more

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What are the symptoms of joint hypermobility?

What are the symptoms of joint hypermobility?

Hypermobility: Increased motion of a joint that can lead to pain, giving way, and swelling.

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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.

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Joint hypermobility (Tip)

Arthritis cause is 70% genetic and 30% what we do during life. ...See 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.

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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.

Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
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Joint hypermobility (Tip)

A combination of ketamine 5%, Ketoprofen 5%, Gabapentin 5%, Lidocaine 5% in gel works very well! ...See more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

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