Posts Categorized: MS News

MS Awareness Week is next week

Thank you to everyone who has already shared their story with us ahead of MS Awareness Week. If you haven’t, there’s still time for you to get involved. Please complete our form if you’d like to contribute.  Next week there are some brilliant webinars coming up. We have listed some below and we are sure there will… Read more »

MS Awareness Week is coming – share your story

24-30 April is MS Awareness Week when many of the national and local MS charities and organisations come together to raise awareness and share information.  We know that together we can make more noise and raise more awareness of the impact MS can have. This year the theme is Mental Health. Many people may be aware of… Read more »

Free Six Week Hope Programme for MS

Do you want to enhance your resilience through these difficult times, rediscover strengths and increase your ability to cope? Hope For The Community CIC are running a group self-management programme for people living with MS to improve their wellbeing. The programme was co-created with people living with MS, healthcare professionals and researchers at Coventry University to make sure it… Read more »

Remyelination, MS:UK Online Information session – 20 February

Remyelination is the production of new myelin sheaths that protect the nerve fibres ensuring the electrical impulses are carried to the intended destination within the nervous system. To slow down the progression of MS, remyelination needs to be able to repair the nerve fibres, since the nerve fibre itself cannot be recovered or regenerated once… Read more »

MS Community Survey

A survey is currently being conducted by three professors including Gavin Giovanniat Plymouth University.We would be really grateful if you would complete this 3-minute survey gatheringopinions of the MS community.The survey relates to opportunities for MS development.The purpose of this survey, which is being distributed widely, is to establish whetherthere is consensus within the community… Read more »

MS-UK Online

Level one (11-11:30am) will focus on exercises in seated, for those with trunk(core) weakness and limited upper limb movementLevel two (11:45am – 12:15pm) for those who can transfer independently butmay require assistance or the use of a walking aidLevel three (12:30 – 1pm) for those who mobilise independently with minimalimpairmentLevel one (11:15am – 12pm) exercises… Read more »

Do you have symptoms that only last a few seconds?

In MS paroxysmal symptoms describe symptoms that come on very suddenly, lasting only a few seconds or minutes before disappearing just as quickly. The information below comes from the MS Trust. Click on the hyperlinks (the blue writing) and you will visit their website page on the topic. Many symptoms of MS can come on… Read more »