Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of tremendous variability, but the most common — and often most debilitating — symptom of MS is fatigue.

Unlike “ordinary” tiredness, fatigue in multiple sclerosis is disproportionate to the activity being performed. And it’s not just associated with physical activity.

In addition to contributing to impaired balance and a reduced ability to walk, MS-related fatigue can cause diminished mental capacity and a feeling of tiredness no matter how much rest you receive.

Fatigue in MS is extremely complex and can have debilitating effects. But there’s evidence that an individually tailored exercise program can help, and that’s where a physical therapist (PT) can be of assistance. To read this article in its entirety click on this link: https://www.everydayhealth.com/columns/health-answers/how-pt-can-help-with-ms-related-fatigue/?eh_uid=84911080&slot=3&xid=nl_EHNLms_2019-07-20_17539216&utm_source=Newsletters&nl_key=nl_living_with_multiplesclerosis&utm_content=2019-07-20&utm_campaign=Living_With_Multiple_Sclerosis