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Hypermobility Signs

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Hypermobility Signs, Joint Hyperextensibility, Joint Laxity, Hypermobility syndrome

  • Signs
  • Joint hyperextension
  1. Thumb hyperextension onto Forearm
  2. Fingers hyperextend to be parallel to Forearm (Metacarpal hyperextension)
  3. Elbow hyperextension (<0 degrees)
  4. Knee hyperextension (<0 degrees)
  5. Ankle dorsiflexion >45 degrees (normally up to 20 degrees)
  6. Spine hyperextension
  7. Forward flexion with knees straight, palms on floor
  • Complications
  1. Pes Planus
  2. Hip dysplasia
  3. Dislocated Patella