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Hypermobile joints

Hypermobile joints

Overview

Hypermobile joints are joints that move beyond their normal range of motion with little effort from the individual.

Review Date 10/11/2018

Updated by: Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.