This page is one of a series on understanding and improving your posture. Here we provide a list of resources and other links that you might find useful. Some are external links for which we have no responsibility at the MS Trust.
MS Trust resources
- Are you sitting comfortably...? - a self-help guide to good posture when sitting
- Exercises for people with MS - exercises, core stability exercises and a relaxation session designed for people with MS
- Living with fatigue - a book about managing fatigue
- Posture personal check list - a to do list you can download to help you write your own action plan of things to help improve your posture (PDF 12kb)
- Understanding and improving your posture - a self-help guide to improving your posture that you can download (PDF 3.2MB)
- Access to work - a scheme that offers advice and support to employers and employees with health or disability issues that affect their ability to work
- Fit for Work - free occupational health advice to support you in the workplace
Posture at work
- Working with VDUs - information from the Health and Safety Executive (PDF 255kb)
- Upper limb disorders - information from the Health and Safety Executive
- Ergonomics and human factors at work - information from the Health and Safety Executive (PDF 279kb)
- Osmond Ergonomics - information about posture at work from a supplier of ergonomic office equipment
- Posturite - a commerical site selling ergonomic equipment and offering employment advice
NHS advice and links
- How to sit correctly - advice sheet for sitting at home and work
- Back Health - Web pages on back care and posture
- Bionic exoskeleton can help posture - MS Research Update on a futuristic possible therapy.
Pilates can benefit people with multiple sclerosis in a variety of ways, including improving balance and mobility, and decreasing levels of fatigue and pain. Read more about Pilates in this A to Z entry.
Tai Chi is used by some people with MS to help with balance, stress relief and general wellbeing. Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art which incorporates physical exercise and mindfulness. Find out more in this A-Z entry.
Yoga is a popular and safe activity for people with MS. Yoga uses physical postures, breathing exercises, relaxation and meditation to try and reach the best state of physical and mental health. Find out more in this A-Z entry.
Hippotherapy is a form of physiotherapy that uses the motion of the walking horse to provide therapeutic movement to the rider. Learn more about hippotherapy in this A-Z entry.
Understanding and improving your posture
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