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Occupational Therapy And Positive Results?

Occupational Therapy And Positive Results?

Has anyone had occupational therapy and what were your results? I understand they can help with energy conservation throughout the day.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

The therapy helped wonders, the inappropriate contact my male OT was placing upon me nope, not helpful...why do people think because I am young and disabled that I deserve that??? I was sexually… read more

posted almost 5 years ago

Is There Physical And Occupational Therapy For MS

Is There Physical And Occupational Therapy For MS

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I have had both physical and occupational therapy. When I first started attending, I had difficulty shopping in small stores because my legs would get tired. Standing in one spot was extremely… read more

posted over 6 years ago

MY LAST DR APPT ....THE DR SUGGESTED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSESSMENT..WHY

MY LAST DR APPT ....THE DR SUGGESTED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSESSMENT..WHY

A MyMSTeam Member said:

OT professionals can help you in the moat amazing ways. Don't discount them before giving them a try. I have had ST, PT therapy. OT help with getting dressed, eating, special,self help devices to… read more

posted almost 8 years ago

Is Anyone Doing Physical And Occupational Therapy, And If You Are, What's The Pros And Cons?

Is Anyone Doing Physical And Occupational Therapy, And If You Are, What's The Pros And Cons?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

You have a healthy and respectful view on PT and OT. My wife loves massages for her well-being always encouraging me to partake of the manipulation. Maybe I have not discovered the "right"… read more

posted about 8 years ago

Any Suggestions???

Any Suggestions???

My left hand falls asleep and tingles and itches🙄 I try moving in different positions but it doesn’t help!! What would you do??

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Get a referral to start going to physical therapy.

posted about 1 year ago

Occupational & Physical Therapy

Occupational & Physical Therapy

Hi
I was diagnosed about 2 years ago with RRMS. Recently I've been reading the 'Can Do MS Guide .... Empowerment' . It mentions going to an Occupational therapist re cognitive changes, which I have noticed over the past year. I was wondering how many have /or are going to an occupational therapist? Has it helped you?

Also wonder how many currently see a physical therapist? I don't currently go to either, and I'm wondering / thinking I should.

If anyone goes to either or both, I'd… read more

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Thanks!

posted almost 3 years ago
Learn about how MS can impact cognitive functioning. Read more >

Hippotherapy

Hippotherapy

Has anyone ever tried hippotherapy? It's physical and occupational therapy with the use of horses. I have been doing traditional PT and OT for years and still progressing. Thought I might try this instead.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I have been thinking about doing that too! Can't hurt and probably will be more enjoyable than balance exercises!

posted about 8 years ago

Therapy

Therapy

I'd anyone going to physical therapy for MS to keep their self mobile or somewhat mobile? I'm thinking about it.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Yes, I go to Physcial Therapy and once she helped with my pain she gave me a Personal Trainer she liked. Personal Train or helps me to keep and get stronger and better balance, etc...

posted over 4 years ago

Electric Scooters

Electric Scooters

looking to get an electric scooter 4 wheel pref. any suggestions?
for outside in gravel,grass (fsirgrounds and so-on).
i want also to get one of those things you attach to the back my truck too.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Picture of my scooter 4/8 mph

posted about 2 months ago

Helping With Writing

Helping With Writing

Hi! I have a question. I've been using wrist weights to help my writing and it has helped a lot to keep my hand from flying off the page but my fingers still have a mind of their own,so I was looking into something that might help and I thought about finger weights but they are really expensive and I want to strengthen and control my fingers so I was looking at this,Finger Master Hand Strengthener ? Best Exerciser for Arthritis Therapy and Grip & Finger Strengthening Whether for Guitar Practice… read more

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Just the fact that you are trying is inspiration

posted almost 6 years ago