The mobility of joints
Encyclopedia Symptoms / / May 26, 2016
movable joints - the joints is that with a little effort to move beyond its normal range.Most often these joints are the elbows, wrists, fingers and knees.
Children are often more flexible than adults, but when they have joint hypermobility, these joints can bend and expand outside of the norm.Moreover, the movement is carried out easily, without feeling much discomfort.
Bundles - thick fabric, which helps to keep the joints together and force them to move too much or too hard.Children with hypermobility syndrome, these ligaments are weakened.This can cause the following problems:
- arthritis, which can develop over time;
- dislocation of the joints - the separation of the two bones in a joint;
- stretching and deformation of the joints.
Children with hypermobility of joints also often have flat feet.
Reasons joint mobility
joint hypermobility often at around otherwise healthy and normal children.This is called "benign hypermobility syndrome".
Rare diseases associated with joint hypermobi
- cleidocranial dysostosis;
- Down's syndrome;
- Ehlers-Danlos syndrome;
- Marfan syndrome;
- Morquio Syndrome.
There is no specific aid for the treatment of joint hypermobility.People with joint hypermobility are at increased risk of certain diseases.
Special care may be needed to protect the joints.The patient should consult with your doctor in cases where:
- from hypermobility of joints suddenly appears their deformation;
- arm or leg suddenly stop moving properly;
- pain occurs when the joint motion;
- the ability to move the joint changes abruptly or is reduced.
joint hypermobility often in conjunction with other symptoms.All of them put together, define a specific syndrome or condition.Diagnosis is based on family medical history and complete physical examination of the patient, which includes careful examination of the muscles and bones.
doctor or nurse may ask the patient questions about your symptoms, including:
- when he first noticed this problem;
- if the patient becomes worse and if symptoms become more noticeable;
- is there any other symptoms - such as swelling or redness around the joint;
- whether there is a history of the disease, difficulty walking, or other movement problems.
can be made and other tests of the joints.