Category Archives: Disabled living

Does acupuncture work for your MS?

Hello everyone! With the many different symptoms MS likes to throw at us on occasion, sometimes we turn to complementary therapies. There are lots out there, from reflexology, massage and herbal remedies to name a few, but which ones do … Continue reading

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Guest blog: 30 years on…

In her latest guest blog Liz talks about the past 30 years living with multiple sclerosis (MS)… Ours is certainly a tricky condition, like life itself, being unique to each and every one of us.., my first response to the thought/question … Continue reading

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Fundraiser of the month: Tijmen Wigchert

Our fundraiser of the month for September is Tijmen Wigchert! Tijmen recently accepted one of our places for the Virgin Money London Marathon and introduced us to his company CBW, who have now chosen us as their charity of the … Continue reading

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Improving accessibility to the helpline

Our helpline not only attracts people from the UK, but we also chat with many people from overseas via our live webchat facility. This is great, as it allows those in different time zones to contact us if they need … Continue reading

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Guest blog: Niamh & Sarah ask Josephs Court clients what matters

In this guest blog, Niamh and Sarah talk about what they are doing at Josephs Court, our wellness centre based in Essex… Hi we are Niamh and Sarah, we are undertaking a Masters degree in Occupational Therapy (OT) at the … Continue reading

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Foot drop? Find out more about a free trial of the Bioness FES

Hello, Do you experience foot drop? FES Hire are a new company who are offering the Bioness FES, which is a walking device. The Bioness FES consists of A battery-powered control box, about the size of a pack of cards, … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: The day after, the day after, the night before…

In her second guest blog for us Jo discusses MS fatigue and how it can creep up on you unexpectedly… For those of us with MS, planning becomes second nature. As we only have a limited amount of energy available … Continue reading

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