Not just surviving the holidays: Part 2

Following on from Not just surviving the holidays: Part 1, in this post we discuss some more challenges people with hypermobility can face during the holidays and some suggestions on how we might [...]

Not just surviving the holidays: Part 1

For a lot of people, the holidays are a really exciting time. There are cookies and chocolate, hot cocoa, Santa, presents, shopping and family time. Those exact same things can be the most [...]

Go see your doctor when you’re well

What a novel idea! Go see your doctor when you’re well? Why would you do that? We usually only go to the doctors when something is wrong. Makes sense, right? I mean they’re there to [...]

When is the right time to see an occupational therapist?

People often hold off seeing health professionals until things are really, really bad. They think “Oh, I’ll just see if I can cope a little longer on my own”. When it comes to Occupational [...]

Why see an Occupational Therapist?

So why would you see an Occupational therapist? There are many reasons why! Occupational Therapists (OTs) are trained allied health professionals who work in a range of settings, from hospitals [...]

Getting Your Daily Dose of Movement

What’s one of the ways your ‘Daily Dose of Movement’ can help you? Exercise is beneficial for management and prevention of acute and chronic mental illness. It is a fantastic part of your tool [...]

Are you committed to your therapy journey?

Are you committed to your therapy journey? Do you do what your therapist tells you to do? Do you follow the instructions you’re given by your doctor? Do you persevere with therapy for as long as [...]