These can be symptoms of joint hypermobility syndrome.
There's no cure for joint hypermobility syndrome.
The main treatment is improving muscle strength and fitness so your joints are protected.
Ask a GP to refer you to a physiotherapist or occupational therapist for specialist advice.
You can also book them privately.
They can help you:
Speak to a pharmacist about the best treatment for you.
A GP may be able to prescribe stronger painkillers.
If you're in severe pain, ask a GP to refer you to a pain clinic to help you learn how to cope better with pain.
To help ease joint pain and stiffness, you can:
If you have joint hypermobility syndrome, there are things you can do to improve joint and muscle strength, and reduce strain.
Joint hypermobility syndrome usually runs in families and cannot be prevented.
Usually, the joints are loose and stretchy because the tissues that should make them stronger and support them are weak.
The weakness is because the collagen that strengthens the tissues is different from other people's.
Most experts agree that joint hypermobility syndrome is part of a spectrum of hypermobility disorders, which includes Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Some people with hypermobility spectrum disorders do not have symptoms that affect their joints.