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