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Body perception in a sample of nonclinical youngsters with joint hypermobility
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In addition to joint hypermobility
, hypomobility may also impact balance control.
(10,11) Joint hypermobility
is associated with deficient physical performance, including decreased balance and proprioception compared to non-hypermobile individuals.
Abbreviations BP: Blood pressure bpm: Beats per minute BRS: Baroreflex sensitivity DBP: Diastolic blood pressure ECG: Electrocardiogram EDS: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome EDS-HT: Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, hypermobility type HF: High-frequency HR: Heart rate HRV: Heart rate variability HUT: Head-up tilt JHS: Joint hypermobility
syndrome LF: Low-frequency LF/HF: Low-frequency/high-frequency ratio n.u.: Normalized units OH: Orthostatic hypotension OI: Orthostatic intolerance POTS: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome SBP: Systolic blood pressure VR: Valsalva ratio.
The prevalence of joint hypermobility
among high school students.
Diseases Total, % Gender, % n = 3985 Male Female (n = 901) (n = 3084) RA 0.9 0.1 1.1 Seronegative 2.2 1.9 2.3 spondyloarthrop athy Psoriatic arthritis 0.3 0.6 0.2 Ankylosing 0.1 0.1 0.0 Spondylitis Enteropathic 0.0 -- 0.0 arthropathy Undifferentiated 1.6 1.1 1.8 seronegative Reactive arthritis 0.1 -- 0.2 Systemic lupus 0.1 -- 0.1 erythematosus Knee OA 25.8 27.8 25.2 Fibromyalgia 1.36 0.6 1.6 STR 7.0 8.2 6.7 Bursitis 2.0 2.0 2.0 Tendonitis 5.0 6.2 4.7 BJHS 2.8 1.7 3.1 Carpal tunnel 0.9 0.3 1.1 syndrome Gout 0.1 0.3 0.0 Lower back pain * 32.3 30.7 32.75 Osteopenia 22.4 16.3 24.2 Osteoporosis 3.1 2.7 3.2 BJHS: Benign joint hypermobility
syndrome; STR: soft tissue rheumatism.
Association between generalized joint hypermobility
and signs and diagnoses of temporomandibular disorders.
Ms Locke suffers from joint hypermobility
syndrome, which means her joints bend in the wrong direction and swell up if too much pressure is placed on them.