Category: Hypermobility

The “New” guide to hypermobility – Part 2 – Everything changes, including you!

If everything changes, why would you be any different? The truth is you’re not! And when it comes to being hypermobile, it’s kind of important to realise what changes actually matter. Let’s start this part with a fact! Did you know a banana is around 74% water?

When you first came into the world all those years ago, you came in 1% wetter than a banana. So at around 75% water, you were pretty wet. However, in just 0ne year, you dropped down to about 65% water. By the time you entered adulthood you are around 60% if you are male or 55% if you are female. And by the time you become “officially” elderly, water will make up around half of your body. If one thing is certain in life, it’s that you are slowly drying, see what I did there :-). But, why does this matter? Because if you’re hypermobile, it’s going to affect you.

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Volunteer wanted

Volunteer post So…..this is probably going to be the last volunteer post you will see from me. I’m planning on …

A wheel chair, a tyre and a week

Oh, this week had been one of my favourites this year and reaffirms just how much I love my job. This is the week I finally …

Rowing and it’s toll on hyper mobile joints

I met Bridget a while back, she is a young woman who had been Rowing at an elite level for almost 7 years. She had picked …