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Scar Tissue and Hypermobility: How They Relate and What You Can Do About It

December 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Scar Tissue and Hypermobility: How They Relate and What You Can Do About It

Hypermobility can be just one piece within a complicated puzzle. If you are hypermobile, you also can have adjoining pieces that affect it and tend to aggravate it and make it a bigger problem. These additional problems can explain why you frequently have an issue that’s supposedly healed and resolved, but you continue to have […]

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Is There a Relationship Between Hypermobility and Low Back Pain?

September 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Is There a Relationship Between Hypermobility and Low Back Pain?

Are Hypermobility and low back pain related? Low back pain has become a public health issue in the United States. It accounts for many cases of people skipping work and recurrent treatment expenses. This is one of the reasons why we tend to think they necessarily go together. In this post, I go through a […]

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The Relationship Between Hypermobility and the Vagus Nerve

July 31, 2020 | Comments Off on The Relationship Between Hypermobility and the Vagus Nerve
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I recently came across an interesting research article that discusses the relationship between Hypermobility and the vagus nerve If you have been diagnosed (or suspect you have) hypermobility or another disorder that involves chronic pain, you are most certainly familiar with inflammation. Read on the summary of this review article and get the key takeaways […]

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The Impact of Coronavirus on Chronic Pain

May 15, 2020 | Comments Off on The Impact of Coronavirus on Chronic Pain
Have you thought about the impact of Coronavirus on chronic pain? Stress makes pain worse. And Coronavirus has brought a LOT of stress into our lives.

With Coronavirus and all the quarantine stuff going on, so many people are stuck at home. Today, I want to talk about the impact of Coronavirus on chronic pain, including some of the ways it affects you and what you can do about it, even if you’re stuck at home. Understanding The Impact of Coronavirus […]

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Top 10 Most Common Hypermobility Symptoms

April 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Top 10 Most Common Hypermobility Symptoms

If you’re suffering from debilitating hypermobility symptoms, read on to discover the causes and best treatment options for the top 10 most common symptoms of hypermobility syndrome. Hypermobility syndrome is something many people have never heard of. They have no idea what it means. Hypermobility simply means your joints are more flexible and have a […]

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Talking to your Doctor about your symptoms: 7 things that will make it easier on you

March 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Talking to your Doctor about your symptoms: 7 things that will make it easier on you
Go straight to the point

As part of my practice as a Doctor in Physical Therapy who specializes in Hypermobility and other chronic disorders, I frequently get asked about how to get doctors and the medical community to pay attention to your symptoms. It sounds crazy, right?. But as a Hypermobility patient myself, I can completely relate to this query.¬† […]

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Top 3 Causes of Hypermobility

November 25, 2019 | Comments Off on Top 3 Causes of Hypermobility

There are many causes of hypermobility, which can be related to various¬†conditions and diseases. When someone has hypermobile joints, it means certain joints in their body can easily move beyond their normal range of motion. Individuals who are “double-jointed” have hypermobile joints. Hypermobile joints are common in up to 15% of otherwise normal children. These […]

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What is a BAPs Board & How Can It Help My Hypermobility?

August 16, 2019 | Comments Off on What is a BAPs Board & How Can It Help My Hypermobility?
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BAPs Board Physical Therapy for Hypermobility BAPs boards are a unique piece of exercise equipment that can greatly improve your posture, stability, and strength. Throughout my Hypermobility Solution course, we use the BAPs board regularly to strengthen the muscles that support the joints of the ankles, knees, and hips. For sufferers of hypermobility, this board […]

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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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