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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 Symptom Management

    Teleconference Series: Pillow Talk: MS & Intimacy

    This teleconference features speaker Frederick Foley, director of neuropsychology and psychosocial research at the MS Center at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, NJ, discussing the epidemiology of sexual issues in MS and treatment methods available for enhancing intimacy for persons and couples living with MS.

    (recorded: 8 Dec 2010; time/size: 52m56s/14.5MB)

  2. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Websites: Polar Products

    Offers an array of cooling products, including thorough information to help you decide which products are right for you and fit your budget.

  3. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Teleconference Series: Spasticity and MS

    This teleconference covers the evaluation and treatments available for people living with MS who are symptomatic with muscle spasm and cramps.

    (recorde: 9 Feb 2009; time/size: 1h17m27s/19.4MB)

  4. PRINT Exercise

    Documents: Stretching for People with MS

    This booklet focuses on the basics to move and gently stretch muscles and other soft tissues, such as tendons, on your own, at your own pace. For the purposes of this book, the familiar term “stretching” is used, though most of these exercises are, technically, range of motion activities and followed by exercises combining the motions that can be done sitting or on your bed for flexibility.

  5. IN PERSON Treating MS

    Third-Party Services: LSU Health Science Center (New Orleans MS Clinic)

    Dr. Amy Gutierrez, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology; Drs. Jesus Lovera & Bridget Bagert, Dept. of Neurology

    MS Clinic Hours: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM on Wednesdays.

  6. IN PERSON Treating MS

    Third-Party Services: LSU Health Science Center (Shreveport MS Clinic)

    Dr. Alirez Minagar, Associate Professor, Dept. of Neurology

    MS Clinic Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Mondays; 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. Emergency cases seen on a "fast track" basis within 24 hours.

  7. IN PERSON Treating MS

    Third-Party Services: Ochsner MS Program (Baptist Campus)

    Dr. Bridget Bagert, Division Chief of Neuroimmunology; and Dr. Krisztina Marton

    Clinic Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

  8. ONLINE Live Fully, Live Well

    Live Fully, Live Well

    Managing your health and wellness is an integral part of "living well" with MS. Live Fully, Live Well is a comprehensive wellness program from the National MS Society and Can Do MS, designed for people living with MS and their support partners. Live Fully, Live Well covers topics affecting the whole family living with MS in order to strengthen relationships, increase understanding and promote improved health and quality of life.

  9. ONLINE You CAN!

    You CAN!

    You CAN! is brought to you with the help of Can Do Multiple Sclerosis (formerly The Heuga Center for Multiple Sclerosis) as a reminder that despite the challenges MS may bring, you have a whole life to live. Can Do Multiple Sclerosis teaches people with MS to focus on what they ‘can do’ in life instead of what they cannot, empowering them to live fuller, more productive lives.

  10. 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)

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