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Forum: MS Fitness Yesterday, 12:54 PM
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Here's a chart from the study that is rather...

Here's a chart from the study that is rather interesting. You can see the trends: Better VO2max, better outcomes.

https://www.medicaljournals.se/jrm/content_files/additional_content/2387Sfig1.pdf
Forum: MS Fitness Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
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STUDY: Aerobic capacity explains physical functioning, participation in MS fatigue

This study shows that aerobic fitness (i.e. the maximal amount of oxygen a person is able to use during physical activity) is severely reduced in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) relative to...
Forum: MS Fitness 01-17-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 29
Posted By ActiveMSers
I'm not sure these would do the trick, but maybe....

I'm not sure these would do the trick, but maybe. This was a recent post that I did not delete (self promotion is frowned on) because it could do some good. If you pick up these grip aids, I'd be...
Forum: General 01-16-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 32
Posted By ActiveMSers
More Rituxan research points to efficacy of off-label drug for MS

Granqvist et al.

Comparative Effectiveness of Rituximab and Other Initial Treatment Choices for Multiple Sclerosis.

JAMA Neurol. 2018 Jan 8. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2017.4011.

IMPORTANCE:...
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 01-16-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By ActiveMSers
Waiting to hear if Ocrevus is my next treatment...

Waiting to hear if Ocrevus is my next treatment of choice. I'm due for a Rituxan infusion in a few weeks, so the time to call it is now. We'll see how it all unfolds. Plan H here we come!
Forum: South Atlantic Region 01-16-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 12
Posted By ActiveMSers
SAVANNAH, GA: Balance, Living Well with MS (Feb 8)

MS Views and News invites you to an exciting new educational program:

BALANCE:
An Educational Experience Addressing the Many Aspects of Living Well with MS

Jeff Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS, CPR/AED...
Forum: Gear 01-16-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 490
Posted By ActiveMSers
Incidentally, my w/c is nearly 10 years old, and...

Incidentally, my w/c is nearly 10 years old, and having used it to get through my most recent cold, I'm thinking I need to research my next one. Two (one for the home/garage/back up and one for the...
Forum: MS Fitness 01-16-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By ActiveMSers
Got in my third ride of 2018. My first was early...

Got in my third ride of 2018. My first was early on when I knew Laura was falling ill and thought I better get on my trike asap. I caught what she had, so that left me out of the saddle for a week....
Forum: General 01-16-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 205
Posted By ActiveMSers
Does mindfulness, meditation and progressive muscle relaxation reduce stress in MSers

Does mindfulness, meditation and progressive muscle relaxation reduce stress in people with multiple sclerosis?

Agland, S., Shaw, S., Lea, R., Mortimer-Jones, S. and Lechner-Scott, J. (2017)...
Forum: Pacific Region 01-14-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 81
Posted By ActiveMSers
SAN DIEGO: Balance, Addressing How to Live Well with MS (Feb 1)

MS Views and News invites you to an exciting new educational program:

BALANCE:
An Educational Experience Addressing the Many Aspects of Living Well with MS

Leslie J. Tarlow, MSN, RN, GNP-BC,...
Forum: MS Fitness 01-10-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 489
Posted By ActiveMSers
Exercise as a Countermeasure to Declining Central Nervous System Function in MS

The abstract does not have much beef, but the full article is available (link below) and it is an interesting read. "To our knowledge, the present article offers the first argument for exercise as a...
Forum: Mountain Region 01-10-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 58
Posted By ActiveMSers
I just wanted to thank everyone who met up with...

I just wanted to thank everyone who met up with me while in PHX. It was epic! I can't believe sooo many showed up. We took over the brewpub and I must say I've never bought that many rounds of beer...
Forum: Gear 01-10-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By ActiveMSers
TM, did you make a call? Did you get one with an...

TM, did you make a call? Did you get one with an attachable plow? BTW, if you did that, I recommend not using one indoors....
Forum: MS Fitness 01-10-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By ActiveMSers
Unfortunately, that's the nature of the beast,...

Unfortunately, that's the nature of the beast, michraf. There's no easy way to prevent atrophy, just slow it down as much as we can.

As for foot drop exercises, google that and you'll find a bunch....
Forum: Virtual 01-08-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By ActiveMSers
This should be good. If you miss it, be sure to...

This should be good. If you miss it, be sure to check the archives.
Forum: General 01-08-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By ActiveMSers
Sick, with MS

We all hate getting sick. But getting sick with an autoimmune disease is a different beast. This is how I handled it.

NEW BLOG: http://activemsers.blogspot.com/2018/01/sick-with-ms.html

Better...
Forum: West South Central Region 01-07-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 24
Posted By ActiveMSers
AUSTIN, TX: The Role of the MRI in the Treatment and Management of MS (Feb 6)

Austin, TX - Patient Education Program

Date:
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Time:
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Maggiano's Little Italy at The Domain
10910 Domain Dr.
#100
Forum: East North Central Region 01-04-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 32
Posted By ActiveMSers
INDIANAPOLIS, IN: Nutrition and MS: The Newest Information (Jan 26)

Indianapolis, IN - Patient Education Program
Date:
Friday, January 26, 2018
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:
Omni Severin Hotel
40 West Jackson Place
Indianapolis, IN 46225
United States
Forum: Dave's SCT Journey 01-04-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 51
Posted By ActiveMSers
Intense immunosuppression followed by HSCT as a therapeutic strategy in aggressive MS

Mult Scler. 2017 Nov 1:1352458517742532. doi: 10.1177/1352458517742532. [Epub ahead of print]

Intense immunosuppression followed by autologous haematopoietic stem cell transplantation as a...
Forum: General 01-04-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 66
Posted By ActiveMSers
Social media and it's increasing role in MS

I am friends with Jeri, one of the authors (she has MS). "It is evident that social media provides an invaluable channel of communication and interaction for people with disabilities [26] and has the...
Forum: MS Fitness 01-02-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By ActiveMSers
MSers in Training 2018

Just got back from a bike ride and discovered Veronica kicked off our training for 2018!
Forum: Mountain Region 01-02-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By ActiveMSers
Just got this. There might not be much snow yet,...

Just got this. There might not be much snow yet, but the program doesn't get really rolling until late January/February. - D

Our 2018 ski and snowboard registration is almost full, but there...
Forum: MS Fitness 01-02-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 340
Posted By ActiveMSers
STUDY: Impact of short-term cycle ergometer training on MS QOL, cognition, depression

Neurological Sciences

Impact of short-term cycle ergometer training on quality of life, cognition and depressive symptomatology in multiple sclerosis patients: a pilot study

Authors
Alison Barry,...
Forum: MS Fitness 12-29-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By ActiveMSers
30 Day MS Exercise Challenge by Healthline (free)

Healthline has a free series of MS exercise videos. You'll receive 30 different strength training and mobility exercises designed for MS patients. - D

Receive a new exercise everyday for 30...
Forum: General 12-29-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 59
Posted By ActiveMSers
We need a new way to measure upper limb function in MS: can you help MS researchers?

The researchers at Barts-MS Blog need a little help, so I'm passing this along. - D

We need a new way to measure upper limb function in MS: can you help us?

As you may know, we at Barts-MS are...
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