Changes in your symptoms can indicate a relapse if:
Contact your MS care team if you think you are having a relapse. Read more about managing relapses.
Excellent resources on symptom management for people with MS are available from many sources. Find pathway-recommended information from these sources:
In addition to getting treatment for symptoms, people with MS should be proactive about taking care of their physical and mental health.
Many people find they can improve their quality of life and sense of well-being by focusing on aspects of health that they can control – like diet, physical exercise, brain exercise, or opportunities for fun and relaxation. A wellness-oriented lifestyle pays attention to your physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs.
Depending on your
unique symptoms, many different care providers may be involved in
helping to keep you well, safe and comfortable. The following links may
help you to identify medical care providers closest to your home.
and some public programs will still require a referral from your MS
care team (neurologist, family doctor or MS nurse educator) prior to
making an appointment for you. When you make an appointment directly
with a private sector provider such as a physiotherapist, chiropractor,
massage therapist or orthotist, be sure to confirm the cost and find out
what is covered by your health insurance.
Locate a physiotherapist
Locate a public funded therapy program
Locate an orthotist
Locate a massage therapist
Locate a chiropractor
Locate a specialist physician