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Children with loose joints often do well in activities that reward flexibility, such as cheerleading, modern dance, gymnastics, and ballet. (Those activities also require strength, of course.)

But they may need to stop or cut back on some of these hobbies if they're too painful or if a joint gets dislocated.

Most symptoms improve as children get older and stronger. Still, it lasts for some people.

From: What Is Hypermobility Joint Syndrome? WebMD Medical Reference

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The Hypermobility Syndrome Association.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on October 27, 2018

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The Hypermobility Syndrome Association.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on October 27, 2018

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