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Is hypermobile double jointed?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes

Yes, the terms hyper mobile, double jointed, and ligamentous laxity can all be used to describe equivalent conditions.

In brief: Yes

Yes, the terms hyper mobile, double jointed, and ligamentous laxity can all be used to describe equivalent conditions.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes

Hypermobile is a term that physicians use to describe the situation where a patient's ligaments and soft tissue allow more motion of the joint than is typical.
Often times, people without a medical background use the term double jointed to describe the same situation.

In brief: Yes

Hypermobile is a term that physicians use to describe the situation where a patient's ligaments and soft tissue allow more motion of the joint than is typical.
Often times, people without a medical background use the term double jointed to describe the same situation.
Dr. Robert Purchase
Dr. Robert Purchase
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