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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. ONLINE Exercise

    Exercise as Part of Everyday Life (.pdf)

    Physical activity can be a regular part of staying healthy if you have MS. Includes tips on handling MS symptoms. By Mary Harmon. (last updated December 2011)

  2. ONLINE Exercise

    Stretching for People with MS—An Illustrated Manual (.pdf)

    Illustrated manual showing range of motion, stretching, and balance exercises for at-home program. By Beth E. Gibson, PT. (last updated November 2012)

  3. ONLINE Exercise

    Stretching with a Helper for People with MS—An Illustrated Manual (.pdf)

    For individuals who need a helper. Illustrated manual showing range of motion, stretching, and balance exercises for at-home program. By Beth E. Gibson, PT. (last updated February 2012)

  4. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Beginning Rehab for MS (video)

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

  5. 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.

  6. VIDEO Exercise

    Yoga: For MS and Related Conditions (DVD)

    Who is this tape for? Anyone with limited mobility. This includes people with: Multiple Sclerosis, Mild Arthritis, Chronic Illness or Pain, Post-Polio Syndrome,or Chronic Fatigue. This tape is also for Seniors and anyone with daily stresses as well as people who are overweight or temporarily limited. If aerobics videos are too difficult, but you know that you need to exercise - This is the tape for you!

  7. IN PERSON Exercise

    MS Thrivers Self-Help Group

    The mission of the MS Thrivers self-help group is to help attendees take an active role in the management of their disease. The group alternates between an online and in-person meeting format.

    Multiple Dates
    Wheaton, MD 20902See Map
  8. IN PERSON Exercise

    Gateway to Wellness

    Gateway to Wellness is a five-week, professionally led course, designed to help people with MS learn ways to maximize their health and cope with the challenges presented by MS. Each session includes exercise and education.

    Multiple Dates
  9. IN PERSON Exercise

    Adaptive Yoga for MS (DC)

    An introduction to yoga and meditation as practical tools for managing common symptoms of MS. Appropriate for people who are ambulatory or more comfortable practicing from a chair.

    Multiple Dates
  10. IN PERSON Exercise

    Moving with MS (Germantown)

    Exercises to maintain flexibility in joints and muscle strength, includes relaxation to promote a sense of well being. Learn strategies to keep fit and to keep exercising outside of class. Instructor is Mike Alalof.

    Multiple Dates

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