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How do you become double-jointed?

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It's not possible be truly double-jointed. People who appear to be double-jointed actually have a form of hypermobility, which means that they are able to extend their joints to the full range of motion without experiencing pain.

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It is not possible to develop hypermobility through any type of training as it is believed to be a genetic trait that may also have to do with the shapes of the bones and joints themselves. The condition can be present in several different joints. Hypermobility is not necessarily a good condition to have and can cause pain and an increased risk of arthritis.

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