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Amy Manley
Amy Manley
May 17, 2019
Massage therapy for MS patients can be effective in decreasing stress and improving flexibility. Learn whether massages would be beneficial to you here.

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Medical ID for MS

Why I Choose to Wear a Medical ID for MS

"I’d never considered wearing a medical ID for MS, but now I'm glad I do." Debra talks about why she wears a medical ID and how it can be helpful.
by Debra Robert on April 16, 2019
MS and Cold Weather

MS and Cold Weather: Your Guide to Getting Through Winter

Dealing with MS and cold weather at the same time can be a challenge. Libby shares her tips for getting through the chilly season with a smile on your face.
by Libby Selinsky on January 15, 2019
Christmas With MS

Tips for Managing MS Over the Christmas Holidays

There’s so much to do before the holidays, but the endless tasks are much harder for people with MS. Find out how to cope during Christmas with MS here.
by Abigail Budd on December 11, 2018
Pet Therapy for MS

Five Benefits of Having a Pet When You Have MS

Did you know that pet therapy for MS has a wide range of benefits? These benefits can range from therapeutic to improving mental and physical health.
by Erica Wilson and Eric Patterson on August 1, 2018
Coping With MS

Why Coping With MS Requires Emotional Support

Coping with MS, particularly in the weeks and months after diagnosis, is much easier when you have emotional supports to lean on.
by Abigail Budd on June 12, 2018
Why You Should Be Journaling for MS

Why You Should Be Journaling for MS

Journaling for MS can help you better understand your body and mind, as well as your symptoms. It's easy to get started – just follow these tips.
by Libby Selinsky on June 4, 2018
Walking With MS

How Does MS Affect Your Ability to Walk?

Walking with MS can be very difficult, but there are ways to overcome the many obstacles from using canes to balancing exercises.
by Erica Wilson on May 7, 2018
MS Speech Problems

Can Multiple Sclerosis Cause Speech Problems?

MS speech problems can make communicating with others difficult, but speech therapy and assistive devices can lessen the impact of this MS symptom.
by Erica Wilson on March 5, 2018
multiple sclerosis wheelchair

Learning to Live Life in a Wheelchair With MS

Debra talks about what it is like to live in a wheelchair with MS and how it doesn't change how she accomplishes whatever she puts her mind to.
by Debra Robert on February 15, 2018
MS Relapses: Reducing the Impact of Multiple Sclerosis Relapses

Understanding MS Relapses: Triggers and Treatment

MS relapses often occur without any warning signs. Learn about what can you do to better cope with these sudden symptoms here.
by Erica Wilson on February 5, 2018
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