Recent research suggests that loneliness is one more invisible symptom of MS. But social outreach and interaction have never been more accessible. My guest is Mary Pettigrew, an MS Warrior and social media phenom. In 2014, Mary launched MSPals, a Twitter group that has evolved into a community of more than 5,000 followers. We're talking with Mary about the benefits of connecting online and the importance of finding your creative outlet.
We're also talking about new research on the severity and impact of MS fatigue, along with a new smartphone app designed to improve MS fatigue. We'll tell you about a new way of treating spasticity, and we'll give you the details about a new study that's looking at TeleRehab. We'll even tell you how to sign up for the study!
We have a lot to talk about! Are you ready for RealTalk MS?!
Severity & Impact of MS Fatigue 2:06
MS TeleCoach App Designed to Improve MS Fatigue 4:31
A New Treatment to Manage Spasticity 6:45
The STEP MS TeleRehab Study 8:17
You Can Participate in the STEP For MS TeleRehab Study 10:23
My Interview with Mary Pettigrew, Founder of MSPals 11:58
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Prevalence of Fatigue and Its Association with Clinical Features in Progressive and Non-Progressive Forms of Multiple Sclerosis
Improving Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis by Smartphone-Supported Energy Management: The MS TeleCoach Feasibility Study
Supervised vs Telerehab Exercise program for People With Multiple Sclerosis: Eligibility & Study Sites
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RealTalk MS Episode 73
Hosted By: Jon Strum
Guest: Mary Pettigrew
Tags: MS, MultipleSclerosis, MSResearch, STEPMS, MSPals, RealTalkMS