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Describing anything in which two or more persons hold equal rights and responsibilities. For example, every account holder may use the funds in a joint account (though not always independently from the other holders), and each owner is equally liable for a jointly-held property.
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Joint hypermobility in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome.
A framework for the classification of joint hypermobility and related conditions.
Body perception in a sample of nonclinical youngsters with joint hypermobility. Ansiedad y Estres.
Grahame et al., "Functional gastrointestinal disorders are associated with the joint hypermobility syndrome in secondary care: a case-control study," Neurogastroenterology and Motility, vol.
Vilarroya, "Joint hypermobility syndrome is a risk factor trait for anxiety disorders: a 15-year follow-up cohort study," General Hospital Psychiatry, vol.
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.
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.
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.

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