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A 62-year-old female asked:

Rhuem have hypermobile knee joints from sports. if exercise knee & hip joints to strenghten muscles will that prevent hips from becoming overstretched?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: To a somewhat limited degree based upon the joint involved, strengthening the muscles around an unstable joint can help make the joint more stable. Bracing is another nonsurgical option as well.

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Last updated Jan 27, 2016

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