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Amy J. Litterini



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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a heritable connective tissue disorder with many subtypes. Hypermobile EDS (hEDS), the most common subtype, is characterized by generalized joint hypermobility, musculoskeletal impairments, systemic involvement, and a familial history of EDS. Due to the many subtypes of EDS, and general hypermobility, a categorization of all terms was created called the Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder. Patients present with physical, psychological, and central nervous system impairments reducing their quality of life (QoL). The purpose of this case report was to describe the interventions utilized for a 28-year-old female with hEDS and chronic pain with the intention of reducing symptoms and promoting return to work.

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Physical Therapy

Joint Stability And Proprioception Training To Reduce Chronic Pain For A Female Patient With Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: A Case Report



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