Working Out With Multiple Sclerosis

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by Wendy Henderson |

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In this film from MS Get Involved, Kerrie Newton talks about her exercise regimen and how important it is to her. She explains that exercising each day allows her to be able to stand for short periods and how it makes her feel better emotionally and helps with battling fatigue.

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Kerrie has primary-progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) and is in a wheelchair. However, her personal trainer still takes her through a fairly punishing exercise regimen to ensure that she keeps strong, fit and as healthy as possible. Following a gentle warm-up, Kerrie then gets to use a range of gym equipment that helps strengthen her legs and upper body.

Susan Bennett explains the importance of exercise for multiple sclerosis patients. 

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