You have very few or no characteristics that match the criteria for being hypermobile. This is an informational self-assessment, so if you have reason to believe that you are hypermobile and simply present outside the norm, please get evaluated by a qualified medical professional.
You exhibit characteristics that match the criteria for hypermobility. But wait a minute. There’s hypermobiity, and then there’s symptomatic hypermobility which is essentially a hypermobility syndrome. So, how do I know if I have a hypermobility syndrome?? If you answer yes to even a few of the questions below, then you may have a hypermobility syndrome. Please consult a qualified medical professional for a diagnosis.1. Do you have chronic muscle tension and pain? 2. Have you ever dislocated your shoulder, kneecap, or other joint?3. Do you have recurring tendonitis, strains, and sprains? 4. Do you have sacroiliac joint pain or TMJ pain?5. Do you feel like you’re playing a long-term game of whack-a-mole, with some new physical issue always coming up? 6. Do you tend to have low blood pressure? 7. Does your heart race when you stand up for a prolonged period of time? 8. Do you easily get light-headed?9. When you have to stand upright for any length of time, do you find yourself leaning into walls and furniture a lot? 10. Do you feel like you need to pop your finger/neck/toe joints a lot?11. Do you generally feel like you have less energy than your peers? 12. Do you struggle with anxiety or have difficulty calming down your nervous system? 13. Do you break out in a rash or hives following exercise or heat exposure?14. Do you have food sensitivities or leaky gut?15. Do you have a high palate and/or dental crowding (and likely had to get some teeth pulled when you were a kid)? 16. Do you have pelvic organ prolapse or other pelvic health challenges?17. Do you tend to get stretch marks easily? 18. Do you bruise easily? 19. Do you find that your skin is sensitive to adhesives like bandaids and tape?20. Do you have abnormally long arms? 21. Have you ever had an abdominal hernia?22. Do your scars looks strangely flat and wide? If you answered yes to some or many of these questions, we are creating a community to support your wellbeing. The hypermobility hub is a community space for people with hypermobillity syndromes to move, breathe, and practice self-care. Get on the waitlist by clicking the link below.
You exhibit many characteristics that match the criteria for hypermobility.But wait a minute. There’s hypermobiity, and then there’s symptomatic hypermobility which is essentially a hypermobility syndrome. So, how do I know if I have a hypermobility syndrome?? A hypermobility syndrome is when the looser makeup of your connective tissue leads to symptoms beyond expanded range of motion.These symptoms might include chronic muscle tension or pain, joint dislocations, sprains or strains, low blood pressure, rashes or hives, hernias, and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome or POTS.If you experience any of the above symptoms in addition to hypermobile joints, please consult a qualified medical professional for a diagnosis.It's common for hypermobile folks to experience several seemingly unrelated health issues that cause impairment to their activities of daily living. After several years of trial and error and in consultation with health care providers, I've created a guide to share the strategies that have worked for me to manage my symptoms and care for my bendy body.If you'd like to stay in touch, join my email list using the link below and as a thank you I'll send you the downloadable guide.