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How To Do Strength Training When You Have Hypermobility

June 4, 2021 | Comments Off on How To Do Strength Training When You Have Hypermobility
How To Strength Train When You Have Hypermobility

Strength training with hypermobility is much different than it is for those who are not hypermobile. In this article, I discuss the basic steps to follow when strength training with hypermobility.  Strengthening is a must Strength train three days a week Always make strengthening your focus Good stability and technique is paramount Move the weight […]

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Daily Exercises To Help Hypermobility

May 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Daily Exercises To Help Hypermobility
Daily Exercises To Help Hypermobility

It’s important to incorporate daily exercises for hypermobility.  These should be daily exercises in a controlled way that cover several of the essential muscle groups.  While you can do more, start with getting good control of these muscles. These exercises require minimal equipment and allow you to focus on finding the right muscles and getting […]

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How To Explain Your Complex Condition Accurately and Effectively

May 7, 2021 | Comments Off on How To Explain Your Complex Condition Accurately and Effectively
How To Explain Your Complex Condition Accurately and Effectively

May is Hypermobility and EDS Awareness Month, and with that, I want to touch on how to explain your complex condition accurately and effectively to friends and family in order to raise awareness.  In this article, I’ll discuss a few different tactics to help you accurately and effectively explain your condition and symptoms to others. […]

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What Are The Best Balance Training Tools For Hypermobility?

May 1, 2021 | Comments Off on What Are The Best Balance Training Tools For Hypermobility?

A question that I am frequently asked is, “what are the best balance training tools for hypermobility?” Those of us with hypermobility know that balance is extremely important. And, if you’re at all familiar with my program, you probably know that focusing on your stability with your balance is of the utmost importance for your […]

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How Balance and Stability Impact Hypermobility

March 30, 2021 | Comments Off on How Balance and Stability Impact Hypermobility

Balance and stability impact those with hypermobility. Balance and stability help control your position and help create stability with movement. Being able to own your space is very important, and balance focuses on not allowing your environment to dictate how you move.  How Our Environment Impacts Our Hypermobility  We live in a world that has […]

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The Struggle Of Getting A Hypermobility Diagnosis

March 28, 2021 | Comments Off on The Struggle Of Getting A Hypermobility Diagnosis

When it comes to hypermobility, one of the biggest things that I tend to see is people struggling to get a diagnosis.  Diagnoses with hypermobility are different from other syndromes or disorders. Read on to learn more about how the hypermobility diagnosis differs from others. Connective Tissue Disorders, Injuries, and Syndromes Hypermobility is linked to […]

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Setting Yourself Up For Hypermobility Success

February 11, 2021 | Comments Off on Setting Yourself Up For Hypermobility Success

Setting yourself up for success may seem like a broad concept, but it really can be simplified down to making your daily life as easy as possible. And, by doing so, you’re committing to caring for yourself with a regular exercise program and maintaining a good diet and good mental health. Get help with the […]

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Assembling Your Hypermobility Dream Team

January 26, 2021 | Comments Off on Assembling Your Hypermobility Dream Team

Sometimes just understanding your situation doesn’t fix everything by itself, and you need extra help.  This extra help can come from any number of medical or alternative health providers singly or in combination. If you need additional assistance, make sure to find the help you need.  Hypermobility is not understood well by many providers, and […]

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Diet and Hypermobility: The Key Ideas You Need to Keep in Mind

December 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Diet and Hypermobility: The Key Ideas You Need to Keep in Mind
diet and hypermobility

Although it may seem as though diet and hypermobility might not relate to one another, you would be surprised to find that they do. Here are a few tips and tricks to manage your diet and the symptoms caused by your diet. Your Current Diet When looking at symptoms, especially during a flare-up, the first […]

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Balance, gait, falls, and fear of falling in women with the hypermobility type of Ehlers‐Danlos syndrome

December 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Balance, gait, falls, and fear of falling in women with the hypermobility type of Ehlers‐Danlos syndrome
EDS and Balance

Title of the Article:  Balance, gait, falls, and fear of falling in women with the hypermobility type of Ehlers‐Danlos syndrome Reference: Summary of Article:  This study looked at twenty-two women with hypermobility type Ehlers‐Danlos syndrome (for now on, EDS) and assessed their fall history, fear of falling, and actual balance level as compared to age-matched […]

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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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