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What can you do for hypermobility joint syndrome?

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Exercise can strengthen the muscles around loose joints.

For some people, doctors recommend splints, braces, or taping to protect affected joints during activity.

To avoid overstretching hypermobile joints:

  • Don’t sit cross-legged with both knees bent ("Indian style").
  • Bend the knees slightly when standing.
  • Wear shoes with good arch supports.
  • Stop doing unusual joint movements to show off or entertain friends.

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

SOURCE:

The Hypermobility Syndrome Association.

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on October 27, 2018

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