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Tommi Paananen. MS-Liitto. MS-Liitto in general. The Finnish MS Society looks after the interests of people with MS and rare progressive neurological diseases as well as their families .

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Tommi paananen

Tommi Paananen

MS-Liitto


Ms liitto in general

MS-Liitto in general

  • The Finnish MS Society looks after the interests of people with MS and rare progressive neurological diseases as well as their families.

  • There is no curing treatment for these diseases, but the quality of life of most of patients can be improved by medication, rehabilitation, exercise and peer support.

  • About 7,000 people in Finland suffer from the disease.

www.ms-liitto.fi


Ms disease

MS disease

  • Neurological disease with a variety of symptons

  • Cause not clear, but thought to be part DNA part virus/infection when young.

  • Symptoms include: Vision impairment, changes in sense of touch, tiredness, trouble in moving, trouble with memory, focus and thinking.

  • Also can include depression, hard to control bladder and ”nervous pain” which usually is very strong.


Ms and pa

MS and PA

  • General good condition helps to prevent inflammation and maintain body balance, muscle strenght, ability to exercise and enhance mental well-being.

  • MS does not prevent PA but the activities have to be adapted due to the limitations.

  • Finding a proper hobby is a part of an open discussion with a special sports designer.

  • SLU Käypä hoito –treatment (general guidelines 30 minutes a day..)


Ms liitto and pa

MS-Liitto and PA

  • Special sports designer guides to a suitable hobby, personal assistant and place to exercise

  • These services are for people with MS disease and their relatives.

  • Services are provided mostly via phone and email.

  • MS-Liitto cooperates with professionals, education centers and with other adapted and/or health organizations

  • Is part of Soveli


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