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  1. Rehabilitation : National Multiple Sclerosis Society The goal of rehabilitation is to improve and maintain your function — an essential component of comprehensive MS care.From the time of diagnosis onward, rehabilitation specialists provide education and strategies designed to promote your health. wellness and overall conditioning, reduce fatigue, and help you function optimally at home and at work.
  2. Rehabilitation Research : National Multiple Sclerosis Society Rehabilitation Research. We choose investments with the best return in changing lives. Rehabilitation can help people with MS to achieve their physical, psychological, social and vocational potential.
  3. Relationship Matters : National Multiple Sclerosis Society In support of our mission, we provide access to accurate, current, and comprehensive information to people with MS and those who care about them.
  4. Managing Relapses : National Multiple Sclerosis Society The goal of a rehabilitation program is to restore or maintain functions essential to daily living. Rehabilitation can be especially useful soon after an exacerbation to help you get back on track. The members of the rehab team — including physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists and cognitive remediation specialists — address problems with mobility ...
  5. Baseline Evaluation : National Multiple Sclerosis Society A major focus of the interaction between the therapist and the person with MS is motivational. The therapist helps the person to understand the connection between the intervention being prescribed (e.g., exercise regimen, assistive device, environmental modification, etc.) and the person’s own goals.
  6. Cognifitness MS Group : National Multiple Sclerosis Society The Upper Midwest Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and several counties in western Wisconsin and Nebraska, and raises funds for critical MS research. Join the Movement toward a world free of MS.
  7. MS Navigator Program : National Multiple Sclerosis Society When individuals are overwhelmed with financial, emotional, physical and other MS-related challenges and thus unable to navigate resources and options independently, the MS Navigator will offer goal oriented support and connection to services and resources, and will work with the individual or loved one toward finding a sustainable solution in meeting basic living requirements for housing ...
  8. Vaccinations : National Multiple Sclerosis Society Many people with MS have concerns about the safety of routine vaccinations and vaccinations required for travel to other countries. In general, it is recommended that people with MS receive vaccines according to the standard vaccine schedule.
  9. Symptoms & Diagnosis : National Multiple Sclerosis Society In multiple sclerosis (MS), damage to the myelin coating around the nerve fibers in the central nervous system (CNS) and to the nerve fibers themselves interferes with the transmission of nerve signals between the brain, spinal cord and the rest of the body.
  10. Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) : National Multiple Sclerosis ... Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is a clear, colorless liquid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. While the primary function of CSF is to cushion the brain within the skull and serve as a shock absorber for the central nervous system, CSF also circulates nutrients and chemicals filtered from the blood and removes waste products from the brain.