Exercise in the management of persons with multiple sclerosis.

  title={Exercise in the management of persons with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Barbara S. Giesser},
  journal={Therapeutic advances in neurological disorders},
  volume={8 3},
For decades, persons with multiple sclerosis (MS) were counseled to avoid excessive physical activity and exercise because of concerns about worsening disease activity. Recent studies indicate that, not only can those with MS tolerate physical exercise, but that it is helpful in managing symptoms, preventing complications and comorbidities, and may possibly have neuroprotective actions. This article reviews previous studies on the effects of different exercise protocols in people with MS, and… CONTINUE READING
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