"Joint hypermobility syndrome is defined as a condition in which joints can move beyond the normal range of motion. People with this syndrome experience pain and stiffness in their joints and muscles, fatigue, clumsiness, dizziness, and frequent joint and ligament injuries. Treatment involves protecting the joints and managing the pain by strengthening the muscles through exercise.


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What tests can be done to check hypermobility and flat feet?

Query: Hello doctor, I have flat feet and need insole and boots to help me but also think I have hypermobility in ankles as I read they are linked. Is this true and what test can I do to find out?  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Flat feet are not always symptomatic and neither do they need treatment as a rule. Issues such as pain, callosities, progression of dropped arch, etc., are reasons for seeking treatment. I am not getting enought information from your description to take this further...  Read Full »

Is there nothing that can be done about the pain from scoliosis and hypermobility?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26 year old female. My height is 5'1" and I weigh 53 Kg. I have had pain in all joints. I also experience pain in the spine between shoulders and down to my tailbone since 2010, on and off. I have finally seen a rheumatologist. The doctor said I have scoliosis, minor spondyloart...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like your doctor is treating you for Rheumatoid arthritis. However, what is not clear is the fact that how this conclusion was arrived at. Have they done these tests - ESR, CRP, Rheumatoid Factor blood test, Anti-CCP antibodies test? How long does the morning sti...  Read Full »

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