We support hypermobile people and the professionals who work with them. There’s room for every bendy body under our umbrella

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Our impact

50%

of people with a hypermobility syndrome wait more than 10 years from symptoms to diagnosis!

1340+

Medical professionals received training on hypermobility syndromes since 2018

360

Callers supported via our helpline in 2019

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  • #SelfCare Sunday

    #SelfCareSunday #CraftHour - A regular online slot on social media, open to everyone, where we chat about both self-care and crafts. Read more

  • Week 2 #HypnOT Webinar - All things Anxiety

    A series of 5 live streams running weekly with Jo Southall of JB Occupational Therapy and Kim Clayden of Online Psychotherapist. Have your questions answered live. Instructions on how to become a member to enjoy this benefit, click for more details. Read more

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    Thanks to Rachel Martin for agreeing to support the HMSA in raising awareness of Loeys-Dietz syndrome, Marfan syndrome and the potential overlap of symptoms which can confuse the diagnosis of HDCTs. Read more

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    Doctors, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Rheumatologists, Neurologists, Cardiologists we all know what it's like to feel like you're being passed from pillar to post - so what is it like when you find someone who actually 'gets it' and explains? Read more