Sometimes moving forward means sitting on the couch and watching T.V. The videos found here can help you on your personal journey of living with MS. Learn more about:
- Health and Wellness
- MS Research
- MS in the Workforce
- Mobility and Accessibility
- Joining the movement
These videos can be requested by contacting an MS Navigator at 1-800-344-4867, unless noted otherwise.
Health and Wellness
But You Look So Well
This video focuses on several people newly diagnosed with MS who have no visible signs of the disease. This video will be of most value to those newly diagnosed by showing them that they might live with MS, but they can also have a career, a family, and, most important, a valuable life.
Yoga: For MS and Related Conditions
Who is this tape for? Anyone with limited mobility. This includes people with Multiple Sclerosis, Mild Arthritis, Chronic Illness or Pain, Post-Polio Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue. Also 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!
Yogability and You with Shelley Sidelman
Shelley's soft and gentle approach to "chair" yoga is both therapeutic and rehabilitative. This video is specifically designed to help those who are physically challenged due to illness, an accident or who are recovering from surgery.
A comprehensive look at mobility and MS with tips on managing fatigue and spasticity as well as a look at future trends in technology and mobility assistance.
An extensive look at how medicine, exercise, managing your environment and making proactive energy choices can help to manage the fatigue associated with MS. This video is intended to be used in a group format and led by a professional. Contact your chapter to inquire about upcoming groups.
Free From Falls
This program offers an introduction and overview of fall risk and prevention in persons with MS. Free From Falls is an educational and awareness tool for people with MS who are ambulatory (alone or with a cane, walking stick or crutch).
Hold That Thought- Cognition and MS
In this program recognized experts in the field of cognition and MS discuss cognitive problems, cognitive rehabilitation, how you can help manage cognitive symptoms and current research into cognition in MS.
Managing Pain and Sleep Issues in MS
Pain and sleep disorders often cause confusion and frustration for people with MS, their loved ones, and healthcare providers. Learn from scientists and clinicians about strategies for symptom management, available treatment options, and ongoing research to identify the cause of pain and sleep disorders in MS.
MS & Pregnancy
This DVD covers the Kara’s journey through her own decision to become pregnant while answering many of the questions associated with pregnancy and MS, and includes interviews with experts in the field of pregnancy and MS. Ideal for doctors, neurologists, people with MS and, of course, women with MS who are thinking about becoming pregnant and their partners.
My Life, My Ms, My Decision
Living with a disease like MS requires making many decisions, both personal and medical. This DVD follows three people who are living MS through their lives as they make decisions about choosing doctors, deciding on medications, participating in clinical trials, and wellness.
Primary-Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: Perspectives on Moving Forward
A companion DVD to the book Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need to Know, this program profiles five people living with primary-progressive MS, who offer their strategies for managing the disease and moving forward with their lives.
Making Treatment & Lifestyle Decisions: Thinking About Benefits & Risks
Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decisionmaking, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision.
MS in the Workforce
Developed by employment and MS experts to help individuals living with MS remain in the workforce. The information is applicable to all people with disabilities or chronic health conditions. Contact an MS Navigator to request a copy of the companion self-study workbook.
MS in the Workplace
Perfect for employers, this video provides information on multiple sclerosis in the workplace. Starting with profiles of employees with MS, the video examines the Americans with Disabilities Act and issues related to disclosure and accommodation.
Mobility and Accessibility
Tips for Building Ramps
Tips for Building Modular Ramps and Steps is the companion piece to the MCIL manual, "How to Build Ramps." The video and manual serve as a how to guide on building modular ramps and stairs.
Timmy's Jorney to Understanding MS
Timmy’s Journey to Understanding MS is an animated cartoon that shares a little boy's adventure learning about MS. David Lander is the voice of Captain Kip S’myelin, Timmy’s guide on his journey. The cartoon is an excellent resource to talk with children about MS. Developed for children ages 5-12, but appropriate for all ages.
Pediatric MS: Understanding for Today, HOPE for Tomorrow
This DVD features families with children who have multiple sclerosis, as well as researchers who are studying pediatric multiple sclerosis. The program is narrated by a person who was diagnosed with MS as a teenager.
Clinical Trials: Solving One Piece of the MS Puzzle
After a brief explanation of clinical trials, the DVD explored specific strategies currently in clinical trials, including immune cell balance and monoclonal antibodies. Interviewees included researchers, experts, and clinical trials staff and participants.
Who, Why, How? Searching for the Cause of Multiple Sclerosis
This video provides an in-depth look at the etiology, or the study of causes, of MS.
Working For Me: Research in Understanding and Treating Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
Progression in MS is one of the most frustrating and elusive aspects of the disease. In this video you will hear from scientists, clinicians, and those living with the disease discuss: causes of MS progression, who is more likely to have a progressive course, and what can be done to stop progression.
Joining the Movement
From Advocates to Activists
Hear what MS activism means to people with MS and elected officials and how activism is moving us closer to a world free of MS.