Lifestyle Changes

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Lifestyle Changes

A story in the New York Times was talking about lifestyle changes. The Article talks about several things a person should and can do that will help when they have Multiple Sclerosis.

REHABILITATION THERAPIES for MS

The article talks about rehabilitation services. Some of those services are physical therapy, occupational therapy, vocational therapy, and speech therapy.

Physical Therapy.

Physical therapists can provide professional guidance on exercise programs.  The Physical therapists can also provide advice on how to best use mobility aids (canes, crutches, scooters) and other assistive devices.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists help patients learn how to improve their functioning and independence within their home and workplace environments. They can give advice on what type of tools to use in the home or office.

Vocational Therapy

Vocational Therapy can give guidance to patients so they can manage better in the workplace environment.

Speech Therapy

Speech Therapy treats problems with speech. This will help the patient to communicate. This type of therapy helps with patients that have a problem with swallowing.

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