Symptomatic Hypermobility Leaflet

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Hypermobility is a description of joint movement. Hyper means ‘more’ and mobility means ‘movement’. Ligaments offer stability to joints and in hypermobility, ligaments are lax and joints have more flexibility. It is not an illness or a disease, just the way someone is put together. It is considered a normal finding by medical professionals. 

Leaflet produced by Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists