ms walking signMobility problems are common among people with multiple sclerosis, but there’s a lot you can do to stay on your feet.

Eighty percent of people who have multiple sclerosis (MS) experience problems with walking within 10 to 15 years of the onset of disease, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS). Furthermore, common symptoms of MS, including weakness, poor balance, spasticity, and fatigue, can increase your risk for falls.

However, that doesn’t mean that people who have MS need to give up on being able to get around on their own. Indeed, experts suggest many ways that people with MS can work to maintain their mobility for as long as possible.

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