Does your balance seem a tad off? Could hypermobility be the reason? A deep dive reveals that hypermobility and balance are related, but the good news is we can address it. Let’s unpack the relationship between hypermobility and balance and take practical steps to boost stability. Understanding Balance and Stability Balance isn’t just about avoiding […]
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Alignment is more than just maintaining good posture. For those with hypermobility, it’s about ensuring that our body structures are harmoniously in place, ensuring that we function effectively and feel good. Dive deep into the intricate relationship between alignment, the SI joint, and hypermobility. The Challenge of Alignment with Hypermobility For individuals with hypermobility, one
In this article, there are some different types of techniques you can utilize for different situations when lifting weights. Read on to learn more and then start to apply them when you need them. Practicing lifting weight Anytime you are practicing, use very minimal weight, and focus on your movement first. After you are comfortable
Posture and positioning are two of the main things that you can do to control your pain and symptoms best. Read on to learn more about how positioning and posture can help you manage your alignment and symptoms. Better position equals less strain An important thing to keep in mind is that the better your
When managing hypermobility symptoms, is it better to use heat or ice? In this blog post, I’ll cover when to use heat instead of ice and best practices when using both techniques. Use ice for nerve pain. Use heat when ice is not helping. Alternate for better results. Heat or Ice for acute injuries When
Walking with hypermobility is often something that we pay little attention to. When it’s easy for our bodies to do, we take for granted how natural it comes to most of us. But, when it comes to hypermobility, the way that we walk is extremely important. The way that we walk is significantly related to
Controlling rotation with hypermobility is absolutely necessary. Twisting and turning are natural movements that occur frequently throughout the day. When hypermobile, it’s incredibly important to be aware of the way that you control your rotation in order to decrease pain and hypermobility symptoms. The problem with most turning is that if you don’t control the
Strength training with hypermobility is much different than it is for those who are not hypermobile. In this article, I discuss the basic steps to follow when strength training with hypermobility. Strengthening is a must Strength train three days a week Always make strengthening your focus Good stability and technique is paramount Move the weight
It’s important to incorporate daily exercises for hypermobility. These should be daily exercises in a controlled way that cover several of the essential muscle groups. While you can do more, start with getting good control of these muscles. These exercises require minimal equipment and allow you to focus on finding the right muscles and getting
May is Hypermobility and EDS Awareness Month, and with that, I want to touch on how to explain your complex condition accurately and effectively to friends and family in order to raise awareness. In this article, I’ll discuss a few different tactics to help you accurately and effectively explain your condition and symptoms to others.