Using physical activity to promote overall health and well-being
In the past, healthcare providers often advised individuals living with MS to avoid exercising for fear of triggering emergence of symptoms. Experts generally agree now that, just as exercise is good for almost everyone, it is equally beneficial for people with MS as well.Read More
Cognitive processing speed impairment (PSI) is common and debilitating in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS). Exercise training has been proposed as a behavioral approach for possibly managing MS-related processing speed dysfunction.Read More
Given the high likelihood for disability and decreased neurological function, there have been concerns about the role of exercise in people with MS with a fear of increased injury. This article looks at recent articles evaluating the role of exercise in MS and can hopefully be used to guide decision making about the role of exercise in people living with MS.Read More
Walking problems tend to occur among individuals who have lived with MS for a long time.This study examined changes in walking function associated with combined exercise training consisting of aerobic, resistance, and balance activities in persons with MS who had recent onset of gait impairment.Read More
Problems with walking are common if you have MS and can affect your ability to perform daily activities and remain employed as well as your quality of life.Read More
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