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Have the feats of Paralympic champions Kadeena Cox and Stephanie Millward inspired you to lace up those trainers and get fit? Specialist neuro-physiotherapist Liz Betts, who helped develop the exercises on our website, offers some advice on staying fit when you have MS, and we hear from two people with MS who have benefitted from a more active lifestyle
After an MS diagnosis you’re bound to have worries about how the condition might impact your independence and freedom: will you still be able to do those ‘normal’ everyday things you always have done? One of the most common questions that our information team gets asked is: ‘Can I still drive?’ For most people with MS the answer is ‘Yes’, but there are some things you need to be aware of.
Thank you and congratulations to the MS Trust London Marathon team who have raised over £115,000 to help people with MS.
Emergency hospital admissions for people with MS are on the rise, according to new research published today by the MS Trust and Wilmington Healthcare. These cause distress for people with MS and cost the NHS millions, yet many of them could be avoided.
MS Trust names first sites in specialist nurse funding programme and announces plans to fund a further six new posts in the next year
- Genes and MS risk
- Tecfidera and NEDA
- Early warnings of future MS diagnosis revealed in medical history
We wish the best of luck to our 54 runners for the London Marathon on Sunday and share details of our cheering points.
- Eating and MS
- Life expectancy measured
- Vehicle leasing affected by benefit changes
- Lemtrada and listeria
Iona Creedon, who was diagnosed with MS 10 years ago, has started a new blog all about gardening and MS called Gardening within liMitS. Here she talks about the inspiration behind it, reveals plans for her own garden, and shares some green-fingered wisdom.
The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has approved Zinbryta (daclizumab) as a treatment for relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis on the NHS in Scotland.
Today the MS Trust is launching its Put MS on the Map campaign, helping raise awareness of the vital role MS nurses play in supporting people with MS to live life to the full.
Join Bradford MS specialist nurse Liz Watson and take to the skies at our Big Blue Jump in Lancashire to support people living with MS.
Charlotte from Hampshire explains how a clear out at home kick-started a car boot sale campaign to help others who have MS.
- Ocrelizumab approved in US for relapsing and progressive MS
- Kidney and bladder stone risk
- ADHD in children of women with MS
Ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) has become the first medicine to be licensed for primary progressive MS by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), the American drug regulators. The FDA has also licensed ocrelizumab as a treatment for relapsing remitting MS.
- Anxiety and the link to depression
- Anxiety and psychosocial factors
- Invisible disability toilet signs
- Trigeminal neuralgia at onset of MS
Sign up to our Northamptonshire Big Blue Jump before Wednesday 5 April and sign up a friend for FREE!
Functional electrical stimulation (FES) is a treatment that applies small electrical charges to the leg to improve mobility if you have have difficulties with walking arising from damage in your brain or spinal cord. In this video we talk to our two MS Trust trustees, Sarah Joiner who has MS herself and uses a FES device, and Christine Singleton, who is a clinical specialist physiotherapist .
First comes the crying and the sleepless nights, then there’s the troublesome toddler years, and then, before you know it, your house is shaking from the door-slamming of a surly teen. Parenthood, whatever stage you’re at, is never easy, and definitely never dull. But when you’re attempting to raise a child while coping with the unpredictability of MS, it throws up a whole new set of challenges. Here are five top tips for juggling parenthood and MS.
Sarah took part in the 15-mile Belvoir Challenge walk in memory of her mum who had MS.