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A 33-year-old member asked:

I've always been double jointed, so why do my hips hurt when i sit now?

1 doctor answer8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Very flexable joints: Being double jointed means that you can bend your joints more than the average person. There are many misunderstandings when it comes to the meaning of being double jointed. This condition could the wear tear process in all the joint involved, so it lead to early arthritis.

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