Aubagio: A Second Oral Drug for MS

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Rocky Mountain MS Center shares this Breaking News The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new, once-daily, medication for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. Aubagio (teriflunomide), made by Genzyme, a Sanofi company, is expected to be available for prescription in the US by October 1, …

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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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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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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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