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Are you double jointed? Are you affected by hypermobility syndrome?

Are you double jointed? Are you affected by Hypermobility Syndrome? Why don’t you take the test yourself?

Being double jointed or hypermobile can be a pain for some people and not for others…. Literally!

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When you are hypermobile, your joints lack support due to lax ligaments and supporting tissue around it. There is a spectrum of being hypermobile from having one joint which is very flexible to having numerous flexible joints resulting in potential dislocations.

If you are hypermobile, there are a number of things you can do to help yourself:

  • Seek physiotherapy advice, as strengthening the muscles that support the painful hypermobile joints minimises further injury.
  • Your core muscles is your powerhouse, and working these muscles not only gives your spine support but it improves your proprioception. This is the body’s ability to know where it is in space, to analyse the information and to respond quickly. In layman’s terms, proprioceptive work teaches your joints to avoid uncomfortable positions which could worsen the pain.
  • Work on your posture. Good posture reduces stresses on joints.
  • Avoid high impact sports and contact sports as this puts increased stresses on joints. Good activities are swimming and cycling.
  • Wear good supportive footwear. Arch supports may be helpful if you are flat footed. Boots may be more suitable if you have unstable ankles.

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Why choose Home Physio Group?

We are a dedicated team of Chartered Physiotherapists working exclusively in your home and providing the highest level of care. We recognise the importance of knowing that you are in safe hands and being looked after. With this is mind, our client management team are here to assist you every step of the way and will answer any questions you may have. We are passionate about helping you to reach your goals, relieve your pain, and improve your mobility.

The benefits of using our service include:

  • All our physiotherapists are hand-picked professionals with years of experience
  • We are registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). All our physiotherapists are checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 
  • We will arrange visits in your own home (or care home or place of work) at a convenient time to you
  • We work at speed and do not have a waiting list
  • We offer daytime, evening and weekend appointments
  • Our team work closely with the country’s leading consultants and specialists in their field
  • You will always have the same physiotherapist visiting you at home
  • You can have as may visits as you require
  • Our fixed pricing structure can be provided in writing so that you can consider it in your own time
  • We believe there is no “one size fits all” approach to care. Your personalised programme and treatment strategy will be unique to you