The Polestar Blog

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Facts and Tips for Working Safely with Hypermobility

Facts and Tips for Working Safely with Hypermobility

The dictionary definition of hypermobility is:  “An increased range of movement of joints and joint laxity, occurring normally in children and adolescents or as a result of disease, for example Marfan or Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome.” Fast facts about hypermobility:  Many children are naturally hypermobile – this will wane with age. If someone is hypermobile, it does…

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If You Can’t Connect The Issues – Think Connective Tissues

If You Can’t Connect The Issues – Think Connective Tissues

Imagine this scenario: a new female client arrives and completes her medical form. As you review the form you discover your client has described the following medical history: Chronic, widespread pain, not resulting from any particular trauma or accident. The pain can often be made worse by exercise. Joint pain and muscular tightness Very flexible…

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