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I have just been diagnosed with ehlers-danlos syndrome (joint cartilage) so should I stop playing sports?
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Not completely.
Your condition also is associated with hypermobilty of tendons and ligaments.
While i think you should avoid contact sports, impulsive sports (tennis, basketball), you can bike, swim, do resistance training and keep your health in the best it can be.

In brief: Not completely.
Your condition also is associated with hypermobilty of tendons and ligaments.
While i think you should avoid contact sports, impulsive sports (tennis, basketball), you can bike, swim, do resistance training and keep your health in the best it can be.
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