Definitions for hypermobility
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An excess amount of elasticity in a bodily joint
Hypermobility describes joints that stretch farther than normal. For example, some hypermobile people can bend their thumbs backwards to their wrists, bend their knee joints backwards, put their leg behind the head or perform other contortionist "tricks". It can affect a single joint or multiple joints throughout the body.
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