The Beighton score is used to measure Hypermobility of Joints. Score one point if you can bend and place you hands flat on the floor without bending you knees.
Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Pictures
Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Pictures, Photos and Images. In this syndrome, the joints become hypermobile, the cutaneous become fragile and hyperextensible. The extent of severity...
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A Theory of Ehlers-Danlos as a Genetic Advantage in Ancestral Environments Contributing to Advanced Civilization
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a disease caused by genetic mutations in genes coding for connective tissue. This causes a fragility of the connective tissue which may lead to growing difficulties, loose and easily damaged joints, hernias, gut rupture,...
Treatment of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, Including Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, with Hackett-Hemwall Prolotherapy - Journal of Prolotherapy
By Ross A. Hauser, MD & Hilary J. Phillips ABSTRACT Joint hypermobility syndrome (JHS) and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) are both heritable disorders of connective tissue (HDCT) characterized by joint laxity and hypermobility. The conditions are both genetic disorders of collagen synthesis, where the adverse effects of tissue laxity and fragility can give rise to clinical consequences that resonate more »
EDS / Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome awareness helps people keep an open mind so an effective differential diagnosis (DD) can be done. Click here to read about how a DD is done.