Stability Ball Chairs and MS

The stability ball chairs, also called an exercise ball or swiss ball chair, will greatly improve the aching back, legs and arms that come from working at your desk for hours. Working at the computer for extended times makes the office chair an all-important piece of furniture. The stability ball …

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MS in the Saddle with Therapeutic Horseback Riding

All over the world, horseback riding is considered a beneficial form of therapy. For those with MS, therapeutic horseback riding is very valuable.  The horse’s gait is similar to a human walk so it stimulates the human gait.  Horseback riding strengthens the core muscles which improves coordination, poise, posture and …

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Multiple Sclerosis and Chiropractic Therapy

My regular Chiropractor, Dr. Hawkins was out of town! My back and sides felt like electrical shocks and stabs with every movement that I made! The pain was so intense that my knees buckled and I dropped to the floor in tears every time I tried to walk! I was …

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Service Dog Aids MSer

Service Dogs are Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Assistance Dogs. Any kind of assistance animals are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of the owner  including, providing minimal protection or rescue work, pulling a wheelchair, or fetching dropped items. After Debra’s doctor suggested that a …

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One Less Stress While Living with Multiple Sclerosis

by Mandy Harrell Urinary incontinence is one of those things many people aren’t comfortable talking about. The hush-hush issue is rarely discussed publicly despite its frequency, including an estimated 80 percent of people with multiple sclerosis who deal with incontinence on a daily basis. If that’s you, you’re not alone. …

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Josh Blue ~ Last Comic Standing

Josh Blue (born November 27, 1978) is an American comedian. He was voted the Last Comic Standing on NBC’s reality show Last Comic Standing during its fourth season, which aired May–August 2006.  Blue has cerebral palsy, and much of his self-deprecating humor is centered on this. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia …

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OT Tips to Combat MS Fatigue

by Stephanie Tinney As a clinician I have been taught how to analyze activities, break them down to small segments and reconstruct them through problem solving so that the person can be successful. .   One simple tip to help with fatigue is to simply choose lighter household products. I’m …

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Why MS Fatigue?

As I was doing my hair this morning, my arms were incredibly heavy, I could barely lift them up to finish. It got me wondering exactly why those of us living with MS suffer from more fatigue than others? I Googled it and found some very interesting articles! The National …

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We want to see you on MSrelief.com, no I mean we want to “SEE” you on MSrelief.com!

Why don’t you have a Gravatar, a globally recognized avatar? Perhaps you don’t want people to see your picture and didn’t realize you can have any image! Or maybe you don’t know how to get one! It is very easy to connect your picture to your comment (actually your email …

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