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What are the risks involved with playing rougher sports?

I am considering a rougher sport like rugby or Australian Rules, despite the risks. What do I need to know to manage these risks, and what injuries...... read more

What sports do you think I should play?

Everyone is different and has a different bleed history. Therefore you need advice that is individually tailored to you. For example, if you have n...... read more

Can young people with haemophilia go on to elite levels with their sports?

The short answer is YES. Usually.  But there are a few questions to answer beforehand:Will the sport you are playing progress into a contact s...... read more

What are the risks with sport for teenagers with haemophilia?

Growth spurts are a particularly risky time for teenagers. Common ages for growth spurts are around 13-14 years for girls and around 15-17 years ol...... read more

Is sport good for teenagers with haemophilia?

“Yes!.... BUT ... ” – there’s the typical answer from your parents or your Haemophilia Centre team. So what’s the big...... read more

What do you use for joint support?

I have recently purchased some lace up ankle supports and high top shoes for basketball. After a couple of weeks of use I will post an update as to...... read more

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