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Ep. 65 Hypermobility Disorders: The Power of Proactivity with Linda Bluestein, MD

The Acrobatic Arts Podcast • 07/19/2023

Join us as we welcome back Linda Bluestein, M.D., an esteemed integrative pain medicine physician and former ballet dancer. In this episode, Dr. Bluestein delves into the intricacies of hypermobility disorders, emphasizing the crucial role of proactivity in their assessment and treatment. This episode is a vital resource for all dance teachers, as it offers the potential to bring about significant positive changes in the lives of their dancers. This is an absolute must-listen for all dance teachers!

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Important Links

Bendy Bulletins: Bendy Bulletins are free, concise informational resources designed to improve the quality of life for those with hypermobility syndromes. Find out more:

Hope for Hypermobility: Part 1—An Integrative Approach to Treating Symptomatic Joint Hypermobility
Hope for Hypermobility: Part 2—An Integrative Approach to Treating Symptomatic Joint Hypermobility

About Dr. Linda Bluestein

In addition to her private medical practice, Hypermobility MD, Dr. Bluestein is the founder and co-host of the podcast, Bendy Bodies with the Hypermobility MD,  and former co-host of “Hypermobility Happy Hour.” 

Dr. Bluestein is the Director of Education for the nonprofit, EDS Wellness, Inc. and founder and executive director of Bendy Bodies, an organization dedicated to empowering hypermobile performing artists. 

She has published a number of original research papers; presents work at national and international conferences, and is a contributing author for the book, Disjointed - Navigating the Diagnosis and Management of Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders.

Dr. Bluestein is a member of the Board of Directors for the Bridge Dance Project, the Allergy and Immunology Working Group for the International Consortium on EDS and HSD, the Advisory Board for Doctors for Dancers, and the Resources Committee for the Dance Healthy Alliance of Canada. 

More information about Dr. Bluestein can be found on her website,


Hypermobility MD 

Hypermodbility MD Podcast 

Bendy Bodies 


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