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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) an autoimmune disease in which small plaques or scars form on the nerves in the brain or spinal cord. The symptoms depend on the location of these scars and include numbness, tingling, muscle weakness, blurred vision. Muscle and nerve pain can also be a symptom. Fatigue and depression have been associated with the disorder. There is no cure for MS, however treatments can delay disease progression, minimize symptoms and speed recovery from a flare.

Specific care provided by Cahill Physical Therapy depends on the current status of the disease and goals established in collaboration with the treating neurologist. Such as:

For additional information:

webmd.com>Brain and Nervous System Health Center>MS Guide
National MS Society nationalmssociety.org

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