Category Archives: Wellness

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: 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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Last chance to take our helpline survey…

Hi everyone, Tomorrow is the last chance to take our survey all about the MS-UK Helpline, and let us know your opinions if you have used the helpline at all in 2017. We would like to know why you chose the … Continue reading

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MS Society calls for cannabis legalisation

This week, the MS Society has called for the legalisation of cannabis for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. In their report ‘Cannabis and MS. The role of cannabis in treating MS symptoms’, the MS Society explores the benefits of cannabinoids to … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: MS and single parenthood. An unexpected journey.

Our newest guest blogger, Jo, gives a very honest and touching account of  her life with multiple sclerosis (MS) and coping with a devastating loss… I was (provisionally) diagnosed with MS five days before my wedding. I’d been having symptoms … Continue reading

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Can you help us update our Choices leaflets?

Hi everyone, We are refreshing our Choices leaflets for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) and we need your real life experience to help us shape them! If you have a diagnosis of MS, it would be great if you … Continue reading

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