Re: relapsing-remitting MS treatment

Good question Kristi. As a PT, I would look at the time between relapses (with RRMS) and at the severity of a patient who has progressing MS. In all respects, MS is a progressive neuromuscular pathology. Regardless of the sub-type, the patient will not usually get back to original baseline function. While PT should focus on restoring a person's function, there are some times when adaptation and compensation might be the only options at the time.

But, to stop dodging the original question, I would just re-assess my MS patients every time I see them. This gives me the best idea of where they are on that day, since there are definitely good days and bad.

Hope this helps and makes sense. :-)

Posted By Amber on December 04, 2009 at 18:05:35:

In Reply to: relapsing-remitting MS treatment posted by kristi on December 01, 2009 at 17:02:12:

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