Spread The Word
MS and Your Feelings
Written by Allison Shadday, LCSW
Published by Hunter House Publishing
MSAA Book #62
The author is not only a medical/clinical social worker, but was also diagnosed with MS in 1994. Combining her training, professional experience, and personal understanding of the disease, Allison Shadday is able to provide an "insider's guide" to dealing with the emotional ups and downs that accompany MS. This book offers coping strategies and patient stories to address numerous topics including fatigue, cognitive challenges, depression, self-esteem, relationships, and more.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis
Written by Allen C. Bowling, MD, PhD
Published by Demos Medical Publishing
MSAA Book #91
Dr. Allen Bowling has spent many years focusing specifically on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and how some of these therapies may provide symptomatic relief for individuals with MS. In this book, Dr. Bowling gives an overview of the many types of popular CAM therapies, along with their potential benefits and/or risks.
Exercises for Multiple Sclerosis
Written by Brad Hamler
Published by Hatherleigh Press (A "Healthy Living Book")
MSAA Book #43
Brad Hamler is a fitness professional and licensed postrehabilitation specialist who has worked extensively with MS patients. This book is filled with useful photographs illustrating how to perform each exercise safely and effectively. In addition to information on MS, exercise, gait analysis, and different types of training, the author shows you how exercise can reduce fatigue, increase strength, decrease spasticity, improve balance, and provide other benefits.
If you would like to borrow any of the books featured in this column or any other book in MSAA's Lending Library, please send us your name and address. We will send you an application and a list of books for the Lending Library. MSAA and its clients greatly appreciate any donations made to help build the Lending Library. If you would like to donate a book to the Lending Library you need only send it to us at the address below. Please address all correspondence to:
MSAA Lending Library
Attn: Woody Dyer
706 Haddonfield Road
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
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Last Updated on Monday, 25 March 2013 10:26