Sign up to make the most of YourDictionary
By signing in, you agree to our Terms and Conditions
We'll see you in your inbox soon.
Faces, ears, and jaws may be longer than average, and joints may be extremely flexible, loose enough sometimes to even hyperextend thumbs, elbows, and knees.
When you raise your body off the floor, it is important not to hyperextend your elbows.
Similarly, bending your body in ways that hyperextend a particular joint can also cause more harm than good.