Exercise and rehabilitation for individuals with multiple sclerosis.

  title={Exercise and rehabilitation for individuals with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Theodore R Brown and George Howard Kraft},
  journal={Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America},
  volume={16 2},
It is the coexistence of physical and cognitive impairments, together with emotional and social issues in a disease with an uncertain course, that makes MS rehabilitation unique and challenging. Inpatient rehabilitation improves functional independence but has only limited success improving the level of neurologic impairment. Benefits are usually not long lasting. Severely disabled people derive equal or more benefit than those who are less disabled, but cognitive problems and ataxia tend to be… CONTINUE READING