Overcoming multiple sclerosis handbook Roadmap to good health

Book - 2022

Explains what MS is, and outlines the scientifically credible and evidence-based 7 step self-management program originally devised by Professor George Jelinek. It covers all aspects of living on the program, from first diagnosis to later life, with chapters from medical specialists and other experts on choosing your healthcare team, improving resilience, work, pregnancy and progressive MS. The book taps into the wealth of knowledge and experience in the community of people following the Overcomi...ng Multiple Sclerosis Program, with personal stories from across the world.

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Published
Sydney : Allen & Unwin 2022.
©2022
Language
English
Item Description
Includes index.
Physical Description
xxv, 366 pages : portraits ; 23 cm
ISBN
9781760878788
1760878782
9781838953072
1838953078
  • Foreword / Linda Bloom
  • Preface / George Jelinek
  • Part 1: The lay of the land. Understanding multiple sclerosis / Dr Brandon Beaber
  • Part 2: The directions. Overview of the OMS Program / Dr Virginia Billson ; East well / Jack McNulty ; Get enough sun and Vitamin D / Dr Conor Kerley ; Exercise / Dr Stuart White ; Meditation, mindfulness and the mind-body connection / Craig Hassed ; Medication / Dr Jonathan White ; Progressive MS / Dr Philip Startin ; Families and prevention / Dr Sandra Neate and Dt Pia Jelinek
  • Part 3: Keeping on track. I've just been diagnosed with MS / Dr Sam Gartland ; Choosing your healthcare team / Dr Heather King ; Mental health / Dr Keryn Taylor ; Building resilience / Dr Rachael Hunter ; Work / Rebecca Hoover ; Disclosure / Gregory Hendron ; Pregnancy and childbirth / Dr Keryn Taylor ; Sticking with the OMS Program / Dr Annette Carruthers
  • Part 4: The road ahead/ Facing and uncertain future / Karen law ; The road ahead / George Jelinek.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A long, healthy, happy life is possible after a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. Around the world, thousands of people are living active and fulfilling lives on the Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Program.The Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Handbook explains what MS is, and outlines the scientifically credible and evidence-based 7 step self-management program originally devised by Professor George Jelinek. It covers all aspects of living on the program, from first diagnosis to later life, with chapters from medical specialists and other experts on choosing your healthcare team, improving resilience, work, pregnancy and progressive MS. The book taps into the wealth of knowledge and experience in the community of people following the Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Program, with personal stories from across the world.If you have recently been diagnosed with MS, if you have been living with MS for years, or if you have a family member with MS, the Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Handbook is your best companion. It is also an invaluable resource for doctors treating people with MS.'If you or someone that you love is impacted by MS this book is a must-read.' - Dr Aaron Boster, The Boster Center for Multiple Sclerosis, Columbus, Ohio'This highly recommended book highlights the importance of a holistic approach to MS management.' - Professor Richard Nicholas, Imperial College London'Overcoming MS is now the essential mainstay of MS management, before or alongside drug therapy, offering the best chance of a full and healthy life for people with MS.' - Dr Peter Silbert, Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of Western Australia Medical School