Starting the 6th Jan 2020, this member's benefit will comprise of the neuroscience behind Anxiety, sleep, weight & pain management, and some practical tips and advice from Jo and Kim's on managing them. As well as being health care professionals, they are also expert hEDS & PoTs patients. They will run weekly from the 6th Jan through to the 3rd Feb, all starting at 7 PM and lasting roughly 1 hour.

Week 3 - Pain Management - What is happening in the brain when we suffer from acute pain and chronic pain. The difference between the different types of pain, and an explanation for the evolutionary purpose behind the pain. What we can do from a neuroscientific point of view to help reduce the chronic pain signal and Jo's OT practical tips on all things pain. How you can self manage, pace yourself, listening to your body effectively enough to keep injuries to a minimum and pain reduced too. 

Week 4 - Weight Management

Week 5 - Getting a good night's sleep

To be involved in the live stream and to have your questions answered live, you will need to be a member of the HMSA Charity. There are lots of other members benefits which include 2 journals a year and enabling us to continue supporting the hypermobile community. For information on how to join, simply click here for a standard membership or here for a family membership.

'We truly look forward to interacting with you through the live stream. Understanding how your brain works, why we suffer in the way that we do and how you can help yourself manage your conditions, are such powerful tools for the self-care tool kit.'