2 August 2021
Many people with MS can experience issues with their walking and mobility. Difficulties can include unsteadiness, tripping and stumbling, and being less confident when walking. In this episode we chat with blogger, Emily, who was diagnosed with relapsing remitting MS in 2010. Emily shares her experience of using walking aids and discusses how using a wheelchair helped change her life.
- This episode was produced by our volunteer Will
- Read Emily's multiple sclerosis blog at thewibblydinosaur.com
- MS Trust page on Walking difficulties: mstrust.org.uk/a-z/walking-difficulties
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