Hypermobility

Joints that move beyond a typical range of movement are referred to as hypermobile. Hypermobility is often found in association with other features such as increased skin elasticity, low muscle tone and low blood pressure. Fatigue, joint instability or pain attributed to hypermobility, may be managed by an Occupational Therapist using:

Adaptive strategies for school, leisure and self care activities

  • Joint protection and stability techniques
  • Muscle toning programs
  • Postural management

The following practitioners at CPMG can be of service in assessing and managing hypermobility issues in children: