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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

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  1. IN PERSON Exercise

    Balance and Beyond (Falls Church)

    This class will help you enhance mobility, strength and flexibility. Advanced techniques from the FallProof fall prevention program are incorporated to challenge and improve overall wellness.

    Multiple Dates
  2. IN PERSON Exercise

    Gentle Chair Yoga (Silver Spring)

    Practice yoga seated in the chair and using the chair and wall to assist in increasing balance, strength and flexibility.

    Multiple Dates
  3. IN PERSON Social gatherings and networking

    Family Fun Days

    Recreational and social programs for families affected by MS, offered several times per year.

    Multiple Dates
  4. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Acupuncture and MS: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    An exploration of what is known and not known about this complementary therapy by Alan Bowling, MD, PhD and Tom Stewart. (last updated 2004)

  5. VIDEO Nutrition

    Antioxidants and MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's questions about antioxidants and if they are recommended for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

  6. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Beginning Rehab for MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about how to begin rehabilitation for multiple sclerosis.

  7. ONLINE Social and Emotional support

    Caring for Loved Ones with Advanced MS - A Guide for Families (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed for families who are caring for a person with advanced Multiple Sclerosis.

  8. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Clear Thinking About Alternative Therapies (.pdf)

    Facts and common misconceptions, plus practical ways to evaluate benefits and risks. By Virginia Foster. (last updated August 2011)

  9. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Controlling Spasticity (.pdf)

    Managing this common, sometimes disabling, MS symptom—roles of self-help, medications, physical therapists, nurses, and physicians. (last updated May 2014)

  10. VIDEO Exercise

    Controlling Your Weight and MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about concerns of controlling weight for people with MS.

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