Category Archives: New Pathways

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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Do you live in Essex? Vote for us!

Hello everyone! We wanted to let you all know about an opportunity for MS-UK that we didn’t want to miss! We are hoping to be TSB Colchester’s charity of the year, and this is where we need your help. Selections … Continue reading

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HSCT: One year on

As Samreena Kamran from Birmingham celebrates her one year anniversary since having HSCT treatment in London, she candidly reveals what life has been like since… The moment I found out I had been accepted to have HSCT (Hematopoietic stem cell … Continue reading

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National support and information about multiple sclerosis

Hi everyone, As it is MS Awareness Week, I just wanted to let you know about our national services that we offer here at MS-UK to supporting anyone affected by multiple sclerosis. In my role at MS-UK I work on … Continue reading

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