Symptoms associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) can sometimes interfere with daily activities. By making simple changes to your everyday life, you may be able to better adapt to MS. Here, you’ll find some suggestions for tools and equipment that can help you on the move, at work, or on the road.
Always speak with your healthcare provider before purchasing a product specifically for your MS. He or she can help you find the best product that meets your needs. Also, check if you can get help purchasing these devices from an insurance program or patient advocacy group.
Walking, as well as other forms of mobility, can be a fairly common problem for people with MS. Some of the assistive and mobility devices currently available include:
Some employees with MS rely on assistive technology (AT) to allow them to perform at work and help achieve the same results as other employees. Some ATs include:
Specialized adaptive equipment may help you adjust to issues that may interfere with your driving, including:
MS can make everyday tasks seem like everyday challenges. These are just some suggestions to discuss with your healthcare provider or other members of your healthcare team.