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Hypermobility in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

  • Ellie PottsEmail author
Chapter
Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)

Abstract

The assessment and management of problematic hypermobility require a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to capture an evolving picture as the young person grows through adolescence to young adulthood. Rehabilitation encompasses physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, psychology and for some surgical intervention in order to set the AYA on a course of self-management.

Keywords

Hypermobility Rehabilitation Interdisciplinary Self-management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Paediatric and Adolescent RheumatologyEvelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation TrustLondonUK

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