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Is being flexible a good thing?
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Yes and no
It has been associated with certain talents.
Muscian students at the university of rochester, ny were tested for hypermobility and it was found there was an increase in hypermobility. This was done because pagonini was a famous musician and violinist and had a very flexible (hypermobile) hand. You need to keep in good muscle tone because of the extra play in your joint or they may slip.

In brief: Yes and no
It has been associated with certain talents.
Muscian students at the university of rochester, ny were tested for hypermobility and it was found there was an increase in hypermobility. This was done because pagonini was a famous musician and violinist and had a very flexible (hypermobile) hand. You need to keep in good muscle tone because of the extra play in your joint or they may slip.
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine
In brief: Depends
Depending on where you land on the spectrum (mild to severe) of flexibility you could have beneficial but also harmful consequences.
Some people who are excessively flexible are prone to easy dislocation of the joints that can be symptomatic. Others have no symptoms. If you are having issues then contact your doctor for proper evaluation.

In brief: Depends
Depending on where you land on the spectrum (mild to severe) of flexibility you could have beneficial but also harmful consequences.
Some people who are excessively flexible are prone to easy dislocation of the joints that can be symptomatic. Others have no symptoms. If you are having issues then contact your doctor for proper evaluation.
Dr. Amir Khan
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