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Do people with hypermobility syndrome end up with arthritis?

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Dr. Kathryn Mosher
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Eventually all of us end up with some degree of arthritis from normal wear and tear. People with hypermobility are at increased risk to develop arthritis sooner. It can help to work with a physical therapist to teach good body mechanics and give a home exercise program.

In brief: Yes

Eventually all of us end up with some degree of arthritis from normal wear and tear. People with hypermobility are at increased risk to develop arthritis sooner. It can help to work with a physical therapist to teach good body mechanics and give a home exercise program.
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Hypermobility includes flexibility in the tissue this is found in families, it has autosomal dominance and half of relatives can have it.
It is part of ehlers danlos syndrome since the tissue has more elastic tissue there is more play or give in the joints and thus a risk o of muscloskeletal injury including osteoarthritis.

In brief: Yes

Hypermobility includes flexibility in the tissue this is found in families, it has autosomal dominance and half of relatives can have it.
It is part of ehlers danlos syndrome since the tissue has more elastic tissue there is more play or give in the joints and thus a risk o of muscloskeletal injury including osteoarthritis.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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