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Tips for Filing an Appeal Letter for A Cooling Vest

Tips for Filing an Appeal Letter for A Cooling Vest

The National MS Society publishes a Health Insurance Appeal Letter Toolkit for Clinicians, It’s ok if you are not a clinician, you can still use the template for the Cooling Vest Appeal Letter. You have to scroll down quite a bit to get to the Cooling Vest Model Appeal Letter and Abstracts of Studies Cited in Letters. The 2 studies that are mentioned in the model appeal letter…

Daily Cup of Flavonoid-rich Cocoa May Help Ease MS Fatigue

Daily Cup of Flavonoid-rich Cocoa May Help Ease MS Fatigue

Who wants a cup of hot coco?? A daily cup of flavonoid-rich cocoa may help ease fatigue in people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), according to the results of a small clinical trial.

I have a prescription for a cooling vest from my doctor how do I know if my insurance will pay for it?

I have a prescription for a cooling vest from my doctor how do I know if my insurance will pay for it?

“II have a prescription for a cooling vest from my doctor how do I know if my insurance will pay for it?.”

Blogs we love: Health Central: Tips on How to Manage Your MS in Hot Weather

Blogs we love: Health Central: Tips on How to Manage Your MS in Hot Weather

People with MS may have difficulty regulating body temperature due to impaired neural control of autonomic and endocrine (hormonal) functions. This means …

Blogs we love: My MS Team: What Causes MS?

Blogs we love: My MS Team: What Causes MS?

The cause of multiple sclerosis is unknown. Scientists have proven that MS is autoimmune in origin – in other words, the damage in MS is caused by the body’s immune system attacking its own tissues...… 

3 Tips For Reshaping PCM Cooling Packs

3 Tips For Reshaping PCM Cooling Packs

if your packs freeze in funny shapes and you want them flat don’t stress, it’s a quick easy fix.

Handicap Parking Guide According to Dave

Handicap Parking Guide According to Dave

If you haven’t read Dave Bexfield’s blog or been to his amazing

8 Key Questions About Multiple Sclerosis

8 Key Questions About Multiple Sclerosis

Learning the basics about multiple sclerosis is the first step toward living your best life with the condition.

Diet Tips for Managing MS Symptoms

Diet Tips for Managing MS Symptoms

Food is a big part of staying healthy for everybody, and in some cases, the right food and beverage picks can make managing multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms a little easier.

Registered dietitian nutritionist Mona Bostick, who blogs about living with multiple sclerosis at Food Matters 365, shares some tips on what to eat and drink.

STUDY: New UK guidelines for pregnancy in multiple sclerosis

STUDY: New UK guidelines for pregnancy in multiple sclerosis

MS is usually diagnosed between the ages of 20-40, the age at which many people will be thinking of starting or adding to their family. Getting advice on family planning, pregnancy and childbirth, particularly in relation to the disease modifying drugs, is going to be important.

STUDY: Risk of falls and gait: effectiveness of a physiotherapy circuit training on the walk function, quality of life and risk of falls in a multiple sclerosis patients

STUDY: Risk of falls and gait: effectiveness of a physiotherapy circuit training on the walk function, quality of life and risk of falls in a multiple sclerosis patients

The risk for injury with each fall is similar for people with or without MS, but the risk of fall-related injury is twice as high in people with MS than in people without MS. Evaluation of walking capacity, dynamic balance, and the risk of falls, therefore, are commonly performed in

STUDY: Pilates for people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

STUDY: Pilates for people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Pilates can be an interesting rehabilitation strategy for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), since is a low-cost and attractive physical exercise modality that has shown to have beneficial effects in

Ballroom Dancing for People with Multiple Sclerosis

Ballroom Dancing for People with Multiple Sclerosis

Anyone up for dancing MS away? Ballroom dancing for people with multiple sclerosis: a pilot feasibility study

STUDY: The effect of regular interval training on histochemical symptoms and cytokine and neurotrophic levels

STUDY: The effect of regular interval training on histochemical symptoms and cytokine and neurotrophic levels

High-intensity swimming training mitigates the progression and pathological hallmarks of

STUDY: Effectiveness of walking exercise program in improving fatigue in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis patients

STUDY: Effectiveness of walking exercise program in improving fatigue in relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis patients

Fatigue is one of the most debilitating symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) reported by over 80% of the patients. MS related fatigue is sustained over time and significantly impacts

STUDY: Effects of moderate- versus high- intensity swimming training on inflammatory and CD4+T cell subset profiles.

STUDY: Effects of moderate- versus high- intensity swimming training on inflammatory and CD4+T cell subset profiles.

High-intensity swimming training mitigates the progression and pathological hallmarks of

STUDY: Acute High-Intensity Interval Exercise in Multiple Sclerosis with Mobility Disability.

STUDY: Acute High-Intensity Interval Exercise in Multiple Sclerosis with Mobility Disability.

Multiple sclerosis(MS) is an immune-mediated, neurological disease that results in physiological deconditioning with increasing disability. High-intensity interval training exercise(HIIT) has induced significant improvements in

STUDY: High intensity interval training for people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review.

STUDY: High intensity interval training for people with multiple sclerosis: A systematic review.

Aerobic high intensity interval training (HIIT) is safe in the general population and more efficient in improving fitness than continuous moderate intensity training. The body of literature examining HIIT in multiple sclerosis (MS) is

How can you help someone with multiple sclerosis?

How can you help someone with multiple sclerosis?

By reading, searching, learning… Here at ThermApparel we are doing our best to read all the blogs, posts, white papers and info that’s out there to so we can help more people with multiple sclerosis be cooler.