Hypermobility Assessment

Diagnoses of Hypermobility are often missed as patients are treated for their individual ailments and injuries, such as IBS, joint dislocation, and fatigue.

Our in-depth Hypermobility Assessment, led by our clinical team, is designed to investigate the physical and psychological effects of Hypermobility for patients who may be unsure of the cause of their symptoms.

Prior to assessment, patients are issued a comprehensive questionnaire to help identify the salient features of the condition, allowing the clinical team to focus on areas of interest. A standardised examination based upon recognised scoring processes is then carried out.

Following the Assessment, patients will be issued a letter containing their scores as well as recommendations, which may include referrals to expert surgeons, clinicians and physical therapists who have a specialist interest in Hypermobility.

To refer a patient or for self referrals to our Hypermobility Assessment, please contact James Brewster, Services Coordinator on:

E: hypermobility@londonorthopaedic.com
T: 020 7186 1016

Patient Information

Videos from our Hypermobility: Joining the Dots event

Video in the Playlist

The Hypermobile Foot – Mr. Justin Coulter, Musculoskeletal Podiatrist

The Hypermobile Knee – Mr. David Goodier, Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon

The Hypermobile Shoulder (Ben’s Story) – Mr. Simon Owen-Johnstone, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

The Pinball Patient – Miss Ros Miller, Consultant Foot & Ankle Surgeon

What is Hypermobility? – Dr. John Outhwaite, Consultant Rheumatologist

Why do I hurt? – Dr. Deane Halfpenny, Musculoskeletal Pain Specialist

How do I feel? – Dr. Ingrid Bergson, Clinical Pain Psychologist

What do I do? – Roseanne Feinberg, Lead Outpatient Physiotherapist

A Patient’s Perspective – Isobel Knight, Author & Research

 

External sources

NHS Hypermobility

Ehlers Danlos UK 

 


This information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. All material provided on this Site is provided for information purposes only. Always seek the advice of a doctor with any questions you have regarding a medical condition, before applying any diet, exercise, other health program, or other procedure set out on this Site.

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