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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

    Websites: Exercising with MS Series

    Seven-part series of videos from the Multiple Sclerosis Society UK, that are easy to follow along with at home.

  2. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    Teleconference Series: MS and the Urinary Tract

    This teleconference covers the impact of MS on the neurology of the urinary tract and the management of these symptoms.

    (recorded: 10 May 2010; time/size: 1h11m22s/18.1MB)

  3. ONLINE Exercise

    Websites: MS Diet and Exercise Video Library

    MS Active Source offers an online MS Diet and Exercise Video Library, including ActiveWellness and MyMS Yoga. You can also order a free fitness DVD.

  4. 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)

  5. 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.

  6. 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)

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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