BTT- Episode 23- Shoulder mobility

We’re back with another video in our mobility series!  Today we’re going to be talking about our shoulders!  Having proper shoulder mobility is important for a number of reasons. In order to carry items or lift our arms overhead, we need to be able to move well.  In this video I’ll be sharing 3 different shoulder mobility drills that you …

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August MSer of the Month!

Each month I want to highlight someone in the MS community who is doing amazing things for themselves and their MS diagnosis! If you’d like to be interviewed and share your story, please email me at info@liss-ms.com! Introducing Christina! When were you diagnosed with MS? What was it like for you?  I was diagnosed with MS at 26. Prior to …

Best Tools and Products to help MS

Living a life with MS sometimes means needing assistance. Which isn’t a bad thing at all, we should be aiming to make our lives as easy as possible.  But what are the most helpful assistance devices?  Here are a few that I find useful!  Stainless Steel Water Bottle Having access to ice cold water when it’s hot out is a …

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July MSer of the Month!

Each month I want to highlight someone in the MS community who is doing amazing things for themselves and their MS diagnosis! If you’d like to be interviewed and share your story, please email me at info@liss-ms.com! Introducing Amanda! When were you diagnosed with MS? What was it like for you?  March 17th 2020, the week the world was shut …

The Best foods for MS

Food has a drastic impact on our disease and how we feel. These are actually the questions I get most often, “what foods are better for MS?” and “Can food help me?” Yes, they can.  This isn’t talked about that much in your neurologist office unfortunately. At least it wasn’t in mine. When I asked if a certain diet or …

5 things to do to help manage MS symptoms

When trying to manage MS symptoms, there are tons of things we can be doing to help our situation. They range from how we think about or disease, to sleep, to how we move to what we eat. But what can we do right now to manage our MS better? In no particular order.. Get Outside Vitamin D has been …

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June MSer of the Month!

Each month I want to highlight someone in the MS community who is doing amazing things for themselves and their MS diagnosis! If you’d like to be interviewed and share your story, please email me at info@liss-ms.com! Introducing Ashley! When were you diagnosed with MS? What was it like for you?  I got my first symptoms in the summer of …

Managing Heat Intolerance with MS

One of the most well known symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis, at least to us MSers, is heat intolerance. Being exposed to heat, whether it is from being outdoors, being in a hot shower or exercising, can make MS symptoms temporarily worse, which is called a pseudo-exacerbation. Once our bodies return to normal temperature, the symptoms dissipate and return back to …

How to Manage an MRI

If you’ve ever been so fortunate to visit the hospital for specialized testing, MRI/CAT scan/CT scan etc, you know it is not a good time. Hospitals can evoke extreme anxiety for many people, just by their atmosphere alone. Not to mention the reason for being there in the first place. I’ve had my fair share of MRI’s, I get at …