Name Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP)
Related to/Also known as Familial Spastic Paraplegia (FSP)
Symptoms of HSP
A group of inherited disorders, which are characterised by progressive weakness and stiffness of the legs.
Useful national contacts HSP Support Group
Helpline: 01702 218184
Link opens in new window www.hspgroup.org
Online resources Hereditary spastic paraplegia (NHS Choices)
Link opens in new window https://tinyurl.com/y7fexyyl
Familial Spastic Paraplegia (Contact A Family)
Link opens in new window https://tinyurl.com/ych5octo
News and events

The 100,000 Genomes Project is looking for people with H.S.P. for research into their DNA and genes
Link opens in new window www.genomicsengland.co.uk/taking-part

Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP) and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

This includes a copy of the NHS Choices booklet "Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia"