Management of joint hypermobility syndrome

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Management of joint hypermobility syndrome:
Multidisciplinary

Soft tissue injury:
• rest
• local steroid
• physiotherapy & occupational therapy
• surgery

Arthralgias:
• Avoidance of exacerbating factor
• Rest – avoid pain producing activities for 5- 8 months
• Splinting

Pain management

Physiotherapy – electrotherapeutic modalities; passive mobilisations; postural awareness training ( proprioception is poor);

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