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Upcoming Events

  • HMSA - Ask the Experts for Professionals  29th Feb 2024
    HMSA - Ask the Experts for Professionals  29th Feb 2024
    Thu, 29 Feb
    Zoom
    29 Feb 2024, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    29 Feb 2024, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    Are you a professional and have a question about hypermobility that you want to ask? This is a free event - open to all professionals who want to learn more or have questions about how best to support patients.
  • Introduction to Clinical Physiology for the management of hypermobility & chronic health conditions
    Introduction to Clinical Physiology for the management of hypermobility & chronic health conditions
    Membership Offer
    Tue, 05 Mar
    Zoom
    05 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 20:10 GMT
    Zoom
    05 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 20:10 GMT
    Zoom
    Free to members - £8 for non-members. Emily Cochrane specialises in lifestyle management for PoTS, Dysautonomia, HSD, hEDS, Fibromyalgia, persistent pain, and fatigue.
  • Hypermobility: Menopause, Hormone Health and Long-Term Health Planning
    Hypermobility: Menopause, Hormone Health and Long-Term Health Planning
    Membership Offer
    Wed, 13 Mar
    Zoom
    13 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 20:10 GMT
    Zoom
    13 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 20:10 GMT
    Zoom
    Free to members - £8 for non-members. This session with menopause expert Lexie Minter (specialist nurse prescriber), provides a timely opportunity to talk about hypermobility and hormones, offering insights into support and treatment options for improving hormone health and overall well-being.
  • "Understanding your Bendy Gut"
    "Understanding your Bendy Gut"
    Membership Offer
    Wed, 20 Mar
    Zoom
    20 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    20 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    Free to members - £8 for non-members. ‘Understanding your bendy gut’: Dr Mohsin Butt and Professor Qasim Aziz, are the joint scientific editors for a not-for-profit, patient friendly textbook due out in March which summarises the latest scientific evidence. They will be here to tell you more.

Recordings of past events are made available to the relevant members groups.

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Past Events

  • Hypermobility and Nutrition with Lorna Ryan
    Hypermobility and Nutrition with Lorna Ryan
    Membership Offer
    Thu, 22 Feb
    Zoom
    22 Feb 2024, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    22 Feb 2024, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    Free to members - £8 for non-members. We are delighted that Lorna Ryan, a highly experienced Registered Clinical Nutritionist and leader in this field will be joining us to share her wide-ranging expertise. Lorna's clinical interest is directed by her personal experiences of living with hEDS.
  • HMSA - Ask the Experts with Jo Southall and Kim Clayden
    HMSA - Ask the Experts with Jo Southall and Kim Clayden
    Thu, 15 Feb
    Zoom
    15 Feb 2024, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    15 Feb 2024, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    Have a question about hypermobility that you want to ask? We have another extra special ‘Ask the OT’ session – we will be joined in our regular slot not only by OT, Jo Southall, but also Kim Clayden, expert patient and Psychotherapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist.
  • Writing for Joy - Escape every day life and explore your imagination (TO BOOK GO TO MEMBERS' AREA)
    Writing for Joy - Escape every day life and explore your imagination (TO BOOK GO TO MEMBERS' AREA)
    Sun, 04 Feb
    Zoom
    04 Feb 2024, 16:00 GMT – 18 Feb 2024, 16:00 GMT
    Zoom
    04 Feb 2024, 16:00 GMT – 18 Feb 2024, 16:00 GMT
    Zoom
    We are so pleased to announce this event - which is FREE and for MEMBERS ONLY. If you are a member, register now: www.hypermobility.org/membersevents We have 12 places available. The 3 sessions will run each Sunday from 4th to 18th February inclusive from 4-5.30pm via Zoom.
  • Hypermobility and Personal Injury Claims - with Jonathan Pidduck, Girlings Solicitors
    Hypermobility and Personal Injury Claims - with Jonathan Pidduck, Girlings Solicitors
    Membership Offer
    Thu, 01 Feb
    Zoom
    01 Feb 2024, 19:00 – 20:10 GMT
    Zoom
    01 Feb 2024, 19:00 – 20:10 GMT
    Zoom
    Free to members - £5 for non-members. Jonathan Pidduck, Managing Director of Girlings Personal Injury Claims Solicitors, will talk about his journey as personal injury lawyer, give advice and share the specific understanding he brings as two very close family members have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.
  • HMSA 'Living Well' Series 2024 - weekly from 10th Jan (BOOKING IN MEMBERS' AREA)
    HMSA 'Living Well' Series 2024 - weekly from 10th Jan (BOOKING IN MEMBERS' AREA)
    Tue, 23 Jan
    Zoom
    23 Jan 2024, 19:00 GMT – 07 Feb 2024, 19:00 GMT
    Zoom
    23 Jan 2024, 19:00 GMT – 07 Feb 2024, 19:00 GMT
    Zoom
    We are so pleased to announce that Jo and Kim will be running their ‘Living Well’ Series again in 2024 - which is FREE and for MEMBERS ONLY Register now www.hypermobility.org/members-only Sessions start on Wednesday January 10th (7-8pm) and run for 5 weeks. (To join us you will need to be a member.)
  • HMSA - Ask the Experts with Dr Jessica Eccles and Jo Southall
    HMSA - Ask the Experts with Dr Jessica Eccles and Jo Southall
    Thu, 18 Jan
    Zoom
    18 Jan 2024, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    18 Jan 2024, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    Have a question about hypermobility that you want to ask? We have another extra special ‘Ask the OT’ session – we will be joined in our regular slot not only by Jo Southall but also Dr Jessica Eccles whose work focusses on the overlap of neurodivergence with hypermobility.
  • POSTPONED: Ask the OT with Occupational Therapist, Jo Southall  21st December 2023
    POSTPONED: Ask the OT with Occupational Therapist, Jo Southall  21st December 2023
    21 Dec 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    Each month (usually on the third Thursday) - our independent OT Jo Southall goes live at seven (GMT).* If you have a problem, if no one else can help, ...maybe you can ask the HMSA Team OT! Planning, pacing, joint protection, mobility aids, and self-management - advance questions welcome :)
  • Moving Mountains - Writing's power to connect through chronic illness and disability
    Moving Mountains - Writing's power to connect through chronic illness and disability
    Membership Offer
    Wed, 29 Nov
    Zoom
    29 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    29 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    To celebrate the recent publication of their books and anthologies, we are delighted that Louise Kenward and Polly Atkin will be joining us for this session to discuss the value of connection with nature when living with chronic illness/disability and the role writing can play.
  • HMSA - Ask the Experts for Professionals
    HMSA - Ask the Experts for Professionals
    Wed, 22 Nov
    Zoom
    22 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    22 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    Are you a professional and have a question about hypermobility that you want to ask? This is a free event - open to all professionals who want to learn more or have questions about how best to support patients.
  • Ask the OT with Occupational Therapist, Jo Southall  16th November 2023 (patient session)
    Ask the OT with Occupational Therapist, Jo Southall  16th November 2023 (patient session)
    16 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    Each month (usually on the third Thursday) - our independent OT Jo Southall goes live at seven (GMT).* If you have a problem, if no one else can help, ...maybe you can ask the HMSA Team OT! Planning, pacing, joint protection, mobility aids, and self-management - advance questions welcome :)
  • Hypermobility and Neurodiversity: What's the Connection? - with Dr Jessica Eccles
    Hypermobility and Neurodiversity: What's the Connection? - with Dr Jessica Eccles
    Membership Offer
    Wed, 15 Nov
    Zoom
    15 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    15 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 GMT
    Zoom
    Free to members - £8 for non-members. Dr Jessica Eccles, one of our Medical Advisors, will explain more about the Hypermobility and Neurodiversity.
  • HMSA - Ask the Experts with Jeannie Di Bon and Jo Southall
    HMSA - Ask the Experts with Jeannie Di Bon and Jo Southall
    Thu, 19 Oct
    Zoom
    19 Oct 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 BST
    Zoom
    19 Oct 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 BST
    Zoom
    Have a question about hypermobility that you want to ask? We have another extra special ‘Ask the OT’ session – we will be joined in our regular slot not only by Jo Southall but also Jeannie Di Bon, Movement Therapist, specialising in working with people with hypermobility.
  • Craft and Chat - HMSA Members Only (TICKETS AVAILABLE IN MEMBERS' AREA)
    Craft and Chat - HMSA Members Only (TICKETS AVAILABLE IN MEMBERS' AREA)
    Sun, 15 Oct
    Zoom
    15 Oct 2023, 16:30 – 17:30 BST
    Zoom
    15 Oct 2023, 16:30 – 17:30 BST
    Zoom
    Free to members (TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE. NB: You cannot register here. MEMBER BOOKING: Members can book here: www.hypermobility.org/members) Come for a relaxed chat and craft. Join us online, bring something crafty - or just a cuppa.
  • Ask the OT with Occupational Therapist, Jo Southall  21st September
    Ask the OT with Occupational Therapist, Jo Southall  21st September
    Thu, 21 Sept
    Zoom
    21 Sept 2023, 19:00 – 20:10 BST
    Zoom
    21 Sept 2023, 19:00 – 20:10 BST
    Zoom
    Each month (usually on the third Thursday) - our independent OT Jo Southall goes live at seven (GMT).* If you have a problem, if no one else can help, ...maybe you can ask the HMSA Team OT! Planning, pacing, joint protection, mobility aids, and self-management - advance questions welcome :)
  • Hypermobility and Posture - With Jeannie Di Bon
    Hypermobility and Posture - With Jeannie Di Bon
    Membership Offer
    Wed, 13 Sept
    Webinar
    13 Sept 2023, 19:00 – 20:00
    Webinar
    13 Sept 2023, 19:00 – 20:00
    Webinar
    This session will explore why and how posture is important in hypermobility in terms of pain management and physical function. Jeannie will examine safe and effective ways we can start working on our posture
  • Introduction to Chair Yoga - MEMBERS ONLY, TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE IN MEMBERS AREA (ignore registration closed message)
    Introduction to Chair Yoga - MEMBERS ONLY, TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE IN MEMBERS AREA (ignore registration closed message)
    29 Aug 2023, 19:00 – 20:10 BST
    Zoom
    Members only event. BOOKING IN MEMBERS' AREA www.hypermobility.org/membersevents TICKETS AVAILABLE Learn more about Chair Yoga in a session especially tailored for anyone with hypermobility. Claire Caine is an experienced yoga teacher, who herself lives with, and manages, chronic health conditions.
  • Ask the OT with Occupational Therapist, Jo Southall  17th August
    Ask the OT with Occupational Therapist, Jo Southall  17th August
    Thu, 17 Aug
    Zoom
    17 Aug 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 BST
    Zoom
    17 Aug 2023, 19:00 – 20:00 BST
    Zoom
    Each month (usually on the third Thursday) - our independent OT Jo Southall goes live at seven (GMT).* If you have a problem, if no one else can help, ...maybe you can ask the HMSA Team OT! Planning, pacing, joint protection, mobility aids, and self-management - advance questions welcome :)
  • Craft and Chat - HMSA Members Social (TICKETS AVAILABLE IN MEMBERS' AREA)
    Craft and Chat - HMSA Members Social (TICKETS AVAILABLE IN MEMBERS' AREA)
    Sun, 23 Jul
    Zoom
    23 Jul 2023, 12:30 – 13:30 BST
    Zoom
    23 Jul 2023, 12:30 – 13:30 BST
    Zoom
    Free to members (TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE. NB: You cannot register here. MEMBER BOOKING: Members can book here: www.hypermobility.org/members) Come for a relaxed chat and craft. Join us online, bring something crafty - or just your lunch and a cuppa.
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