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I Have Hyper Mobility Syndrome

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    It's Almost Killed Me

    I know the title sounds like an overstatement but it has, I'm hypermobile all over but when I was younger my ankles were really weak and I would collapse for no reason because my ankles would just give way. I fell over in front of cars, lorries, buses almost anything whenever I...
    Gimmyboy Gimmyboy 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    I was told about 8 years ago

    that I have hyper mobility syndrome. It came about because I had pulled my back by merely vacuuming on the job. My entire life I have been able to stretch and move in odd ways, giving no second thought as to what this might mean for my body in the long run. My understanding is...
    Soultryst Soultryst 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 27

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    What Is This Syndrome

    Hi i have just been diagnosed with hypermobility syndrome at the age of 40 after years of back pain and now all over joint pain for the past year, i was given no info of it by the rheumatoid consultant as they had no leaflets, can anyone shed a light on it
    holmscroft1 holmscroft1 36-40 Mar 2, 2012

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    I Wish I Was Normal Sometimes

    i am not sure how two do this as i am new two this but i have hypermobility syndrome and osteo arthritis i have found out the earlier hms is diagnosed the better but i was over 18 when i was diagnosed i cant remeber how old i was i start physio next week as my right knee is...
    CATLOVER36 CATLOVER36 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 19, 2010

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    Hypermobility - Awkward Condition Or What!

    Hi, I've had Hypermobility Syndrome for years now, and it really plays havoc with daily life, although I find that the summer with the warmth and extra Vit D is easier. Although it may be that the sunny days make us happier! I work in a school and am on my feet most of the day...
    9Red 9Red 36-40 May 29, 2012

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    Hypermobility All Over My Body.

    Well where do i start i am 20 years old and i have hypermobility in all my joints my hips and knees lock all the time i got diagnosed when i was 12 years old my knees,writs,fingers,ankles, and eldows swell i suffer more in cold damp rainy weather i have pain 24/7 never get a day...
    gbarlow92 gbarlow92 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2012

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    My Everyday Life Was Chronic Pain, And I'M Only 14!

    For as long as I can remember (probably since I was around 7-8), I had deep horrible pain in my limbs. The pain could last for hours, and often left me crying. No form of pain relief (pain killers, heat/cold packs, massage) would help me. My parents took me to the doctor multiple...
    genevieveg3216 genevieveg3216 13-15 1 Response Mar 21, 2013

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    Hyper Mobility Syndrome

    I'm Katie, I'm 17 years old and i was diagnosed with hyper mobility syndrome when i was 14-15 years old, at first i thought there couldn't be a downside to being flexible? and who would have thought there would be? anyway, a couple of months later my knees, spine, ankles...
    katiebaddams katiebaddams 16-17 May 14, 2012

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    In My Shoulders.

    I have hypermobility in most of my joints. I was properly diagnosed with hypermobility when I was about 17 or 18, but wasn't told how bad it was. I always get a very uncomfortable pain in my shoulders. Across the top of the shoulders and across the back at the shoulderblades...
    CrazyNinjaPirate CrazyNinjaPirate 22-25 1 Response Mar 12, 2011

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    Hypermobility

    That's me. I never realised that a lot of the things I do (dislocating my shoulders, wrists, hips, fingers & thumb, even extra flexibility in nearly every joint) was unusual or that it even had a name. When I finally found out about hypermobility a year ago, and about every...
    Ky306 Ky306 18-21, F Oct 29, 2012

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