School Toolkit launches

A free resource providing information aimed at teachers and covering how to support children with symptomatic hypermobility in UK schools, produced by TEDSUK in collaboration with the HMSA :) Read more

Professor Howard Bird

The HMSA sadly note the passing of our former board member, medical advisor, contributor, colleague and friend, Professor Howard Bird. Read more

Grants to support our work!

The HMSA recently received grants totaling £15550 to support our work! Read more

Hypermobility Syndromes Association COVID19 collated resources, regularly updated.

Reliable and credible information on Coronavirus for people with hypermobility related health issues, a collation of solid advice from International, European and UK organisations dealing with associated conditions. Read more

Response to BSR statement March 4th 2020

We are aware of the BSR statement and have prepared a response detailing our position on the subject. Read more

Renewing your membership, or making a donation?

A brief summary of membership types, including links to the various types of membership and information on how and where to make a donation to the HMSA. Read more

"New study confirms systemic nature of hypermobility syndromes, that late diagnosis is common and associated with negative health outcomes."

This long awaited and eagerly anticipated paper has been published today on BMJ Open. Authors of this study are Joanne C Demmler, Mark D Atkinson, Emma J Reinhold, Ernest Choy, Ronan A Lyons, Sinead T Brophy. Read more

New website announcement

The new HMSA Charity website is launching on Monday the 16th September 2019! This new website is something that a lot of people have been working on in the background for quite some time now and it is much more user friendly than the old one. Here at the HMSA Charity we are absolutely bursting at the seams with excitement. Read more

Joint HMSA and EDS UK Response to the BSPAR Guidance for Management of Symptomatic Hypermobility in Children and Young People

Joint EDS UK and HMSA response to the British Society of Rheumatology Guidance for Management of Symptomatic Hypermobility in Children and Young People – A Guide for Professionals managing Children and Young People with this condition Read more