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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 18 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.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

What are some symptoms related to arthritis?

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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Arthritis: Arthritis is characterized by pain in a joint. There are about 150 variaties of arthritis and each has its own pattern or characteristics.

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