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Did you know that posture and positioning are pivotal when it comes to hypermobility symptom management? An important thing to remember is that the better your position is, the less strain there is on the muscles holding you up. A better position also means less force through your joints. Besides less strain and muscle spasms, […]Read More
Read this article to learn the 3 tactics for explaining hypermobility to others, such as: Family: keep things broad and simple. Friends: only provide the information that you feel comfortable giving. Colleagues: keep it short, sweet, and to the point. Explaining hypermobility to friends and family Keep things broad and straightforward. Often, our hypermobility can […]Read More
Read this article to learn 8 hypermobility basics to live a pain-free life. We’ll discuss: How to know if you have hypermobility. The relationship between hypermobility and fatigue. Basic exercises for hypermobility. Hypermobility and skin signs. All about joint popping. How to manage pain. Common hypermobility misconceptions. The best way to stop using your extra […]Read More
Hypermobility and strengthening. Is it even possible? I can understand how it can feel like an impossible task. However, if we follow key instructions on how to do so, strengthening when you have hypermobility is entirely doable. Strengthening what? Everything! If you are not working on your strength, you are getting weaker. Weakness will always […]Read More
Hypermobility diagnosis can be challenging to achieve and handle. Hypermobility is linked to many different connective tissue disorders, making diagnosing it difficult. Symptoms can vary depending on the individual, making driving an accurate diagnosis complicated. Keep reading to understand everything there is to know about Hypermobility Diagnosis. We’ll discuss: How to handle referrals. Hypermobility […]Read More
Hypermobility and cardio have a unique relationship. Various patients have come into my practice concerned about doing cardio and are afraid of falls and injuries. I can understand them; some issues inherent to being hypermobile may cause fear in people. However, today I’ll explain how beneficial cardio can be for hypermobility and how you can […]Read More
Lifting weights with hypermobility can be tricky. Doing it incorrectly may lead to flare-ups and injuries that take a long time to heal. In this article, you’ll find three techniques you can utilize to ensure you don’t injure yourself while lifting weights. We’ll discuss: The power lift. The golfer’s lift. The split’s stance. Read on […]Read More
Handling hypermobility can be very difficult. It is essential to handle situations in a new and different way. Continue reading for the ultimate checklist on how to live a life filled with wellness and success even when diagnosed with hypermobility. The ultimate checklist to handle hypermobility includes: Learn when to ask for help. Work smarter, […]Read More
Did you know that chronic pain and COVID-19 may be related? We were stuck at home for so long, and now we are trying to resume normal activities while still coping with the mutating virus. Today, I want to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on chronic pain, including some of the ways it affects […]Read More
Have you ever wondered which are the experts who can help with your Hypermobility? Many providers do not understand hypermobility, and you may need to try several before you find a group of people who can support you. However, the usual Hypermobility dream team is assembled by: A great primary care provider. A great manual […]Read More
Kate Skinner is a Doctor in Physical Therapy, co-founder of Great Divide Physical Therapy, and creator of Hypermobility Solution.