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    1. Wellness Activities

      For more information on other available community-based programs, or to get registered as a new participant in a Chapter-Sponsored Class, call the National MS Society at 1-800-344-4867, or email contactusnmss@nmss.org.

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    1. 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 June 2016)

    2. 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 January 2019)

    3. 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.

    4. 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.

    5. Stretching and Range of Motion 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 June 2020)

    6. Exercise / physical activity with MS (video)

      Judy Boone, physical therapist Lynn Williams, Dan Melfi and Dave Altman discuss the physical activities they enjoy / have modified to continue while living with MS. Learn more at http:www.nationalMSsociety.org/recreation.

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