What You Need to Know About Multiple Sclerosis (MS) & Products that Help!


What is MS?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a long-term condition that affects the central nervous system and disrupts the flow of information from the brain to the rest of the body. While the cause is still unknown, some scientist believe that a combination of both environmental and genetic factors contribute to the risk of someone developing MS. Most people are diagnosed with MS between the ages of 20 and 50, and studies have shown that at least two to three times more women being diagnosed with the disease compared to men.

What are Some Symptoms of MS?

Symptoms of MS vary from person to person and can depend which nerves are affected and on the amount of damage to the nerves. Symptoms can often go in to remission, making a MS diagnosis difficult. Some symptoms can include: blurry vision, painful eye movement, facial numbness, tingling (often in the legs or arms), bladder or bowel problems, trouble walking, balance issues, dizziness, memory loss, and more.

MS Treatment & Care

There is no cure for MS as of yet, but  with scientific advancements, there are treatments, products, & medications available. Life-style changes such as diet, exercise, rest, & stress management are often the first step that is recommended by most doctors.Doctors may prescribe medication that can ease the severity and frequency of MS flares or medications that can slow down the advance of your disease. The ancient Chinese treatment of acupuncture has been shown to help MS symptoms like fatigue, pain, mood, spasticity, numbness, tingling, and bladder problems. Studies are being done now on how the increase in vitamin D supplements can also help.


Products That Make Living With MS a Little Easier


If your MS is limiting your ability to get around, a cane can assist you in staying active. We offer a wide selection of canes to fit your needs from folding canes, canes with built in seat, comfort grip canes and more.

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