The Hypermobile Yogi – Practicing Yoga with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome “Many people have flexible or loose joints. They’re the people, maybe like you, who did gymnastics or ballet when they were young and are “good” at yoga. Their joints move farther and more easily than most people’s joints, so they often can do tricks like bending their thumbs forward until they touch their forearms. Sometimes these people are called “double-jointed,” and some may even have dislocated or popped their joints out of the socket. The medical term for joints that move too far is hypermobility, and the word for joints that are too loose and move too easily is laxity.” – Dr. Alan Pocinki Yoga International posted an article today called “Joint Hypermobility Syndrome: Yoga’s Enigmatic Epidemic?” (click on the article title to read the full article, or see link at the bottom of the page). For many hypermobile yogis, including myself, Yoga International’s article was a refreshing sigh of relief. Finally! A factual article, stating the real genetic predisposition for joint hypermobility, and …
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About this blog
Thank you for visiting my blog.
I have Hypermobility Syndrome and I blog about things relevant to this little known condition to raise awareness about it. The posts here are reblogs of posts by many WP bloggers and selected posts from my primary blog at http://jhs-heds-india.blogspot.com.
I am grateful for all the information and support I have received from fellow zebras and hope that you may find something useful on my blog.