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Treating MS

Comprehensive MS care begins with the diagnosis and lasts a lifetime. Learn how to work with your healthcare team to reduce disease activity, manage symptoms and maintain your quality of life.

Managing MS is an ongoing process, beginning with the very first symptoms and continuing throughout the disease course. It’s never too soon or too late to think about how to access high quality, comprehensive, interdisciplinary care. Knowing what to look for, where to find it, and how to work effectively with your doctor and other health professionals is essential to your health, wellness and quality of life.

  • Comprehensive Care

    Understand the importance of comprehensive MS care and meet the healthcare professionals who will partner with you to manage the disease and your health.

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    Comprehensive Care
  • Medications

    Become familiar with the medications used to modify the disease course and manage relapses and symptoms.

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    Medications
  • Managing Relapses

    Understand the definition and cause of MS relapses (exacerbations) and learn about medications and rehabilitation strategies to manage them.

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    Managing Relapses
  • Rehabilitation

    Learn about rehabilitation strategies that can help you feel and function at your best — staying mobile, active and safe.

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    Rehabilitation
  • Complementary & Alternative Medicines

    See what is known about the effectiveness and safety of CAM strategies — and how to integrate complementary or alternative medicines into comprehensive MS care.

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    Complementary & Alternative Medicines
  • For Clinicians

    Access the comprehensive interdisciplinary model of MS care, including disease and symptom management, rehabilitation, and psychosocial support.

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    For Clinicians

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