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12/2/09 - It took me two years, three orthopedic doctors, three ankle sprains and one finger dislocation with a sprain to figure out that I have ligamentous laxity. I'm so thankful I finally found a doctor that isn't "stumped." I'm sharing his contact info because he is wonderful and maybe he can help you too. Dr. Steven Lee - NY Orthopedics - www.nyorthodoc.com - 212-737-3301
I have just been diagnosed with ligamentous laxity - by my podiatrist. And it's actually something that has always made sense to me -- but I had never encountered the term before. A previous podiatrist simply mentioned 'ligamentous laxity' in a long list of possible causes of flat feet -- but I didn't think this applied to me.
My point is, if any of you know what type of doctor to see that has special knowledge of this condition who can give me some good feedback about it? If it means that bones are more prone to breaking, does that mean I'm at risk of osteoporosis (I'm a guy, by the way)? How is the condition specifically diagnosed? I'd love some more information. Thanks Rfwoolf 16:40, 24 February 2007 (UTC) I would recommend contacting hand surgeon Dr. Mark E. Pruzansky www.handsport.us 212-249-8700. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 23:06, 21 January 2014 (UTC) I have loose logaments all over my body and am wanting to know the same thing there is no one who really knows much from my experience i have dislocated both knees and torn liguments my shoulders wrists ankles can pop out by comand with no pain but you could imagine if it happens at the wrong time things get torn i have a stress fracture in one of my feet atm things are looking bleak i pray for summer take voltaran and fish oil tabs and go to gym to increase muscle stability there is mothing much to do and it can lead to Authritis i am 26 female oh and i have dislocated mhy ankle three times lol —Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 13:30, 3 September 2010 (UTC)