Category Archives: New Pathways

MS in the news

Not everyone has time to visit the news section on the MS-UK website every day (its ok, we forgive you), so here’s a summary of some of the latest developments in MS.  I’ve got a gut feeling Recently there has … Continue reading

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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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Our Impact Report…

Hello, I am really pleased to say you can now read our Impact Report online at http://www.ms-uk.org/aboutus. This booklet is our way to thank you to MS-UK supporters and celebrate our success in a public way. Our mission is to … Continue reading

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17 Drug alternative pain relief options

No one should have to suffer with pain and not everyone believes drugs are the solution, so we asked Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Nurse, Lee-Anne Dippenaar for some drug free alternatives that could help relieve pain Not everyone with MS experiences … Continue reading

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Carers Week: ‘You know you’re not the first person to go through this, but it can feel that way’

As part of Carers Week Mark gives his account of caring for his wife, Portia with multiple sclerosis… Portia and I met at university, where we were studying architecture and landscape architecture. We were married in 1998 – around the … Continue reading

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Exercising with foot drop

Meet the expert Alan Pearson is a Wellness Coach for MS-UK’s wellness centre, Josephs Court. Having spent over 15 years in the health and fitness industry, he has spent the last five years coaching, educating and helping people affected by … Continue reading

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Thirty-four years – A poem

In this guest blog, we share a poem from Graham Eastaugh. In 2016, Graham reached the milestone of living for thirty-four years with multiple sclerosis. Graham shares another poem in the next issue of New Pathways magazine, so don’t forget … Continue reading

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