Key Features

  • Comprehensively relates practical therapy to the nature of the underlying pathology
  • Covers in one single text both the scientific and practical management aspect of Joint Hypermobility Syndrome and its allied pathologies
  • Contributions from over 30 leading international experts
  • Multidisciplinary approach will support all health professionals working in this field

Table of Contents

Prologue
Sarah Gurley-Green

SECTION 1: CLINICAL SCIENCE
1. The heritable disorders of connective tissue: epidemiology, nosology, and clinical features
Alan J Hakim, Fransiska Malfait & Anne De Paepe

2. What is the joint hypermobility syndrome? – JHS from the cradle to the grave
Rodney Grahame with contributions from Jaime F Bravo, Nathan Hasson, Rosemary Keer & Susan M Maillard

3. The physiology of pain
Maliha Shaikh, Alan J Hakim & Nicholas Shenker

4. Anxiety disorders, their relationship to hypermobility and their management
Rocio Martin-Santos, José Alexandre Crippa & Anthony Bulbena

5. Fibromyalgia and hypermobility
Anisur Rahman & Andrew Holman

6. Neuromuscular physiology in joint hypermobility

6i Cardiovascular autonomic dysfunction and chronic fatigue in fibromyalgia and joint hypermobility syndrome
Jaime F. Bravo, Gonzalo Sanhueza, Alan J Hakim
6ii Bowel dysfunction in joint hypermobility syndrome and fibromyalgia
Adam D Farmer & Qasim Aziz
6iii Gastrointestinal manifestations of opioid therapy in chronic pain syndromes
Adam D Farmer & Qasim Aziz
6iv Proprioceptive dysfunction in JHS and its management
William R Ferrell & Peter W Ferrell

SECTION 2: THERAPY
7. Pharmacotherapy

7i Pharmacotherapy in fibromyalgia
Andrew J Holman
7ii Pharmacotherapy in joint hypermobility syndrome
Howard A Bird

8. Pain management and cognitive behavioural therapy
H. Clare Daniel

9. Physiotherapy and occupational therapy in the hypermobile adult
Rosemary Keer & Katherine Butler

10. Physiotherapy and occupational therapy in the hypermobile adolescent<

Details

No. of pages:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780702030055
Electronic ISBN:
9780702049934