Before getting into the details, check out the commentary about neurotech and multiple sclerosis. This quick and simple read can be found here.
There are a variety of applications which are listed below by category. Prior to considering any new therapy, treatment or device, a proper evaluation should be conducted with a knowledgeable medical professional. There are a variety of symptoms from MS such as fatigue or bladder incontinence. Be sure to review those other symptomatic conditions as well.
There are health, medical and financial risks. Out of pocket costs and available insurance coverage for any treatment must be considered prior to starting a protocol. Also, it is key to understand that results and applications will vary depended on symptom and function limitations related to the condition. If you find something of interest, please contact the vendor directly to find a trained professional in your area.
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is a treatment for multiple sclerosis and is a provided in Europe with a CE Mark. To find a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation specialist in your area, click here for a search from our partners at Neuromodec
Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation is currently being investigated for cognition function related to multiple sclerosis. To find a tDCS specialist in your area, click here for a search from our partners at Neuromodec
Support Groups and Resources
- National MS Society: The Society helps people affected by MS by funding cutting-edge research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education, and providing programs and services that help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.
United Spinal Association: Action and advocacy organization providing resources, programs, research and activities for people living with spinal cord injuries and disease.
- Accelerated Cure Project for MS: An organization working to accelerate research in MS, engage the MS community in research and to enabling people affected by MS to live their best lives.
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation: An organization providing a comprehensive approach to helping people with MS maintain their health and well-being.
Multiple Sclerosis Association of America: A non-profit organization of resources for the entire MS community, improving lives today through vital services and support.
FacingDisability: Facing Disability is a web resource with more than 1,000 videos drawn from interviews of people with paralysis, their families, caregivers and experts
National Institutes of Health Multiple Sclerosis Information Page: A resource about multiple sclerosis and research in the field.