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Category: hypermobility

A book for kids living with hypermobility

So, how did the My Bendy Body book for kids living with hypermobility come into being? It was initially an idea that grew from a conversation with a parent about

Hypermobility and Proprioception: What’s with the clumsiness?

I’ve been asked to comment on the concept of hypermobility and proprioception in children (and adults). This is an interesting topic because once again, we have two ends of a

Hypermobility and self-esteem: When kids are not good at sport

I have been asked to comment on this topic of sport in children with hypermobility and low muscle tone, who aren’t so good at sport. And let me tell you,

Part 3: Sport with Hypermobility: Keeping them moving!

What I didn’t really mention in the previous two posts (Part 1 & Part 2) was what to do if your child with hypermobility has to stop playing a particular

Part 2: Sport with hypermobility – But they’re good at it!

Part 2: My child has hypermobility, and they’re good at sport. Can they still play? Following on from Part 1: Sport with Hypermobility (if you missed it you can catch it here)

Part 1: Sport with hypermobility

I often get asked the question: “Can my child still play sport with hypermobility?” It’s never an easy answer.   Negotiating sport with hypermobility is a big topic and its

Hypermobility in teens: Diagnosis as a teenager

Hypermobility in teens. If you’ve got one, you’re probably hoping someone has some advice for you. I don’t have advice, but I may perhaps be able to share some insight,

Help! My child has hypermobility!

HELP! “My child has hypermobility!?”

I was sitting in a local cafe recently and I overheard two mums chatting about their kids. One of the mums was quite distressed, her pre-school age son had just

surviving term 1 of big school

Surviving Term 1 of School

Putting a plan in place to survive term 1 of big school is really important. This is even more important if your child hasn’t been going to pre-school or day

Getting ready for big school

  Got a little one who is about to start big school? Who is more terrified, you or your child? It’s not a competition, I’m sure there is anxiety for