Published: 28/03/2016 Tags: Ehlers-Danlos in the News

Brave Sheffield schoolgirl who suffers from chronic pain gives back to charity

A Sheffield schoolgirl who suffers from a disease which makes her muscles lock up to five times a day is raising cash for a charity that supports her.

Lauren Williams, aged 13, was diagnosed with hypermobility syndrome four years ago.

The Parkwood Academy pupil suffers from constant pain in her joints, which swell and lock and are prone to dislocating and breaking.

In an effort to raise money for the Hypermobility Syndromes Association, which has supported her throughout her condition, Lauren walked from her house in Shiregreen to Sheffield Cathedral.

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