A member asked:

If you can you lift your big toe by itself, flex your fingers backwards to touch arm, do backbends, etc--what do you have?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Barry Johnson answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Ligamentous laxity: There is a condition known as erlos danlos syndrome, where one of the distinguishing features is ligamentous laxity.

Answered 7/15/2012


Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery

Very lax ligaments: Ligament laxity is associated with hyper mobile or extremely flexible joints, a condition that may have underlying disorder.

Answered 3/29/2015



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