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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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Yes, Hypermobility can in fact affect your balance and stability

March 28, 2022 | 2 Comments

Have you noticed that your balance and stability are less than ideal?  It may surprise you, but it can be related to Hypermobility.  It is well-known that impaired joint proprioception can lead to poor balance in patients with Hypermobility.  Keep reading to learn how to identify your balance issues and move forward.  So let’s start […]

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Debunking Hypermobility Diagnosis

March 7, 2022 | 1 Comment
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This month, we will be debunking Hypermobility Diagnosis.  Hypermobility is linked to many different connective tissue disorders, making diagnosing difficult. Symptoms can vary depending on the individual, making getting an accurate diagnosis complicated to achieve.  Keep reading to understand everything there is to know about Hypermobility Diagnosis. Should I be discouraged by a referral?   […]

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The Complete Guide to Hypermobility & Strengthening

February 14, 2022 | 0 Comments

Why is strength necessary in Hypermobility This month, we will talk about strengthening. Strengthening what? Everything! This is an ongoing daily principle, not just when you have pain. Strength is your long-term fix. If you are not working on your strength, you are getting weaker. Weakness will always be your enemy; whether it is because […]

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All You Need To Know About Hypermobility & Cardio

November 4, 2021 | 1 Comment

Hypermobility and cardio have a unique relationship. Various patients have come into my practice concerned about doing cardio and afraid of falls and injuries. I can understand them; there are some issues inherent to being Hypermobile that may cause fear in people. However, today I’ll explain how beneficial cardio can be for Hypermobility and how […]

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Hypermobility And Sleep: The Basics

October 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

Well, it kind of matters for everything in your life to go well. Sleep affects all your body functions; your health will follow along if you are not sleeping correctly. Your pain and anxiety can go up, and you will get a higher risk of falls. Being able to sleep well will also let you […]

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Asking For What You Need: The Hypermobility Edition

September 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

HSD (Hypermobility spectrum disorder) can be difficult to manage. We have to handle frequent injuries, chronic pain, fatigue, and poor proprioception. These symptoms are hard to mix with everyday life, and we struggle in silence since it’s hard to requests the things we need to feel better without being judged. Even today, people tend to […]

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Top 8 Hypermobility Comorbidities

September 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

I am entirely convinced that people with Hypermobility win the bad health lottery when it comes to comorbidities. The list of all the comorbidities related to Hypermobility is so long that sometimes it is difficult even to believe a body can go through that much. Although it is hard to come to the understanding that […]

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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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