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A 47-year-old member asked:

Is double jointedness related to arthritis?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 19 years experience
Maybe: The term "double jointed" is often a laymans term for hypermobile joints. Having hypermobile joints can sometimes predispose you to injuring the joint, which may lead to arthritis later in life.
Last updated Nov 23, 2016

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