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If a person has cervicothoracic hypermobility wouldn't manual release of the muscles be contraindicated because increased muscle tone is protective?

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Dr. David Trettin answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Unsure of Q: I'm not aware of a condition called cervicothoracic hyper mobility ! please enlighten me... Sounds like you may have " loose joints" or generalized ligamentous laxity.A scapulothoracic strengthening program may be indicated but i would see an ors first for exam. Good luck!

Answered 12/10/2013

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