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Hypermobility and strengthening: key instructions

September 27, 2022 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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All you need to know about hypermobility diagnosis

September 23, 2022 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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All you need to know about hypermobility and cardio

September 19, 2022 | 1 Comment
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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 […]

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Lifting weights with hypermobility – 3 techniques to avoid injuries

September 14, 2022 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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The ultimate checklist for handling hypermobility

September 9, 2022 | 0 Comments
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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, […]

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COVID-19 and chronic pain: how do they relate?

September 7, 2022 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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These are the experts who can help with your Hypermobility

September 1, 2022 | 0 Comments
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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 […]

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Hypermobility & scar tissue: how to know if there’s a problem

August 25, 2022 | 0 Comments

Did you know that hypermobility & scar tissue behaves differently than regular scarring? Hypermobility brings additional problems, which can explain why you frequently have an issue that’s supposedly healed and resolved, but you continue to have pain and ongoing problems. We’ll discuss:  What’s scar tissue? Scar tissue and Hypermobility How to know if you have […]

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5 Things We Wish Everyone Knew About Hypermobility

August 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
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Last month, I asked the Hypermobility online tribe to share some things they wished everyone knew about Hypermobility. The response was quick and eye-opening.  The responses were so powerful that I decided to share them with everyone on the blog. Today, I bring a compilation of the answers with some notes on awareness and action.  […]

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Talking To Your Doctor About Hypermobility

July 15, 2022 | 0 Comments

As part of my practice as a Hypermobility Doctor in Physical Therapy, I frequently get asked about how to get doctors and the medical community to pay attention to your symptoms. It sounds crazy. But as a Hypermobility patient, I can completely relate to this query. When I was seeking a proper diagnosis years ago, […]

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About Kate

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Kate Skinner is a Doctor in Physical Therapy, co-founder of Great Divide Physical Therapy, and creator of Hypermobility Solution.

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