Battling a very limber monster…

MEDICAL CORNER …. What is hypermobility syndrome? From an awesome blogger friend!! Just Patty …..

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Today I want to talk about an invisible and very limber monster called HMS. (Hyper Mobility Syndrome)

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I am battling this monster and I can tell you that it’s a real painful bastard. It’s because of this monster that I can’t write a lot at the moment.

Let’s see what the experts can tell us about this physical monster, shall we?

Hypermobility describes joints that stretch further 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 one or more joints throughout the body.

What does that mean exactly for a person who has HMS?

Most people have hypermobility with no other symptoms. Approximately 5% of the healthy population have one or more hypermobile joints. However, people with “joint hypermobility syndrome” are subject to many difficulties…

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