Category Archives: disability

Guest blog: It’s all about attitude…not age!

In her latest guest blog Joanne writes about birthdays, ageing, multiple sclerosis and yes, attitude… A couple of weeks ago it was my birthday. Birthdays are full of the usual things: presents, cake, candles, treats to name a few. They … Continue reading

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Primary progressive multiple sclerosis patient set to end his life is saved by another MSer

Yesterday evening, BBC One’s The One Show aired the story of one MSers decision to end his life at Dignitas in Switzerland. Colin Campbell, 57, from Scotland was diagnosed with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) in 1995. In the knowledge … Continue reading

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What’s in New Pathways magazine?

Hi all, Issue 107 of New Pathways is out now, with the latest news, features and exclusive interviews from some of leading MS experts. So I thought I’d give you a roundup of what’s not to be missed. In this … Continue reading

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Have you got your ticket to ride?

Hello, Over the next couple of weeks, people across the country will hear from Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 about whether or not they got a ballot place. I can just imagine the thousands of lucky people who will get a ‘yes’ and … Continue reading

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Switch2Move 2 day workshop coming to London

In February 2018, there will be a 2 day Switch2Move workshop in London. Open to any Movement Practitioner and Care facilitator, such as gym teachers, dancers, art-therapists, managers in Healthcare, etc. this workshop will offer tools and guidance to encourage … Continue reading

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Guest blog: ‘Exercise Your Face Off.’

In his latest humorous guest blog Doug Ankerman champions an easy form of exercise for MSers and those of a certain age… Warning:  This post contains pictures that may frighten young children.  Please ‘exercise’ caution. People workout for their pecs, … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Tysabri – One Year On

In her latest guest blog Chloe gives us an insight into her first year of Tysabri treatment… I can’t believe it’s been a year since I embarked on my new multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment, Tysabri. What I started in trepidation … Continue reading

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