Staying Well With Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (cont.)
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Acupuncture for MS symptoms
Some people claim that acupuncture may help reduce the severity of their multiple sclerosis symptoms, including
What about rehabilitation for people with multiple sclerosis (MS)?
Multiple sclerosis rehabilitation helps to increase function, improving physical skills and thereby quality of life. Rehabilitation usually focuses on problems with walking and balance, using aids such as a cane or wheelchair, dressing and other personal care, and performing everyday tasks. There are two types of rehabilitation:
For friends and family, a rehabilitation program can teach these persons how to adapt to changes, alter home and work environments for ease of mobility and tasks, and show how they can help others give assistance to their loved ones.
Every person with multiple sclerosis is unique, and a rehabilitation program is best when designed for each particular person. A doctor, neurologist, or other health-care professional can recommend a rehabilitation therapist.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/5/2016
Fernando Dangond, MD
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