Definition of hypermobility
- … don't continually try to pop your joints (i.e., crack your knuckles). This practice tends to create hypermobility and can lead to instability of the joint.
- —Yoga Journal
- There is evidence that hypermobility—the loose joints that many musicians have—seems to prevent repetitive-motion injuries.
- —Industry Week
hypermobileplay \ˌhī-pər-ˈmō-bəl, -ˌbī-əl also -ˌbēl\ adjective
- hypermobile joints
- a hypermobile patient [=a patient with hypermobile joints]
- But for me, retinal damage was a symptom of a connective-tissue disorder, characterized by hypermobile joints and the threat of auditory and visual loss.
- —Richard Lane