Joint Hypermobility Syndrome - Hypermobile Joints - Loose Joints
Hypermobile joints are joints that move beyond their normal range with little effort. The most common joints where this occurs are the elbows, wrists, fingers, and knees.
Hypermobile joints (Image)
Hypermobile joints are joints that move beyond their normal range of motion with little effort from the individual.
Hypermobility Syndrome (Joint Hypermobility Syndrome)
The joint hypermobility syndrome is a condition that features joints that easily move beyond the normal range expected for a particular joint. The joint hypermobility syndrome is considered a benign condition. Joint hypermobility is also a feature of a rare, but more significant medical condition called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome that is characterized by weakness of the connective tissues of the body.
The Hypermobility Syndrome Association (HMSA)
The Hypermobility Syndrome Association (HMSA) is a charity run by and for people diagnosed with the Hypermobility Syndrome (HMS). The HMSA aims to provide support and information to those affected by the Syndrome and to promote knowledge and understanding within the medical community and the public at large.
Hypermobility Syndrome — New Diagnostic Criteria
Clinical studies have helped to define the phenotype and emphasize its benign nature in terms of life-threatening complications. The term “benign joint hypermobility syndrome” (BJHS) has found increasing popularity, from Journal of Rheumatology.
Is Hypermobility a Factor in Fibromyalgia?
Hypermobility likely plays a role in musculoskeletal (MSK) pain in some individuals, but not necessarily in fibromyalgia, from Journal of Rheumatology.
Joint Hypermobility and Fibromyalgia: A Clinical Enigma
Investigate the association of joint hypermobility (JH) and primary fibromyalgia (FM), from Journal of Rheumatology.
Joint Hypermobility Sometimes Misdiagnosed As Fibromyalgia
Patients with clinical symptoms for fibromyalgia but who do not exactly meet the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) diagnostic criteria for the syndrome could actually have joint hypermobility, from Doctor's Guide.