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Mobility and managing everyday life: Exercises

A physiotherapist would normally recommend a programme of management geared to the diagnosis of your mobility problems. The main aim of exercising is to: • try and keep as many muscles as possible in good working order; • strengthen those that have become weak; • help keep joints mobile; • help prevent them from getting […]

Sensations and pain: Pain

For many years Multiple Sclerosis was considered, medically, to be a painless disease, probably because the process of demyelination was thought in itself not to be painful. However, people with MS themselves have known for many years that specific symptoms could cause considerable pain, and this is now being recognized. Chronic pain is experienced by […]

Sexual relationships: Problems during intercourse

Incontinence If you haven’t had one already, visit your doctor for an assessment of the problems you have with incontinence. Try and ensure that you have no urinary infections, which can make your bladder problems worse if left untreated. The following advice can help reduce the risk of ‘accidents’ during intercourse: • Reduce your intake […]