Strathprints logo
Strathprints Home | Open Access | Browse | Search | User area | Copyright | Help | Library Home | SUPrimo

Physiotherapy for children with hypermobility syndrome

Kerr, Andrew and Luqmani, Raashid (2000) Physiotherapy for children with hypermobility syndrome. Physiotherapy, 86 (6). pp. 313-317. ISSN 0031-9406

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

Hypermobility syndrome describes the group of musculoskeletal complaints, particularly myalgia and arthralgia, that appear to be associated with non-pathological excessive joint mobility. Physiotherapy, which is frequently recommended for this syndrome, has not been defined or investigated for effectiveness. However, the experience of treating unstable joints, in particular shoulder and knee joints, provides the basis for the physiotherapy approach in this common condition.This paper describes the management programme adopted at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, that may offer a guideline for practitioners and the basis for future study. Retrospective data from this clinic support the efficacy of the programme.

Item type: Article
ID code: 39275
Keywords: hypermobility syndrome , Beighton score , physiotherapy, Bioengineering, Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
Subjects: Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Bioengineering
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Bioengineering
Related URLs:
    Depositing user: Pure Administrator
    Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2012 17:08
    Last modified: 05 Sep 2014 15:49
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/39275

    Actions (login required)

    View Item