Presentation on theme: "Tommi Paananen. MS-Liitto in general The Finnish MS Society looks after the interests of people with MS and rare progressive neurological diseases as."— Presentation transcript:
MS-Liitto in general The Finnish MS Society looks after the interests of people with MS and rare progressive neurological diseases as well as their families. There is no curing treatment for these diseases, but the quality of life of most of patients can be improved by medication, rehabilitation, exercise and peer support. About 7,000 people in Finland suffer from the disease. www.ms-liitto.fi
MS disease Neurological disease with a variety of symptons Cause not clear, but thought to be part DNA part virus/infection when young. Symptoms include: Vision impairment, changes in sense of touch, tiredness, trouble in moving, trouble with memory, focus and thinking. Also can include depression, hard to control bladder and ”nervous pain” which usually is very strong.
MS and PA General good condition helps to prevent inflammation and maintain body balance, muscle strenght, ability to exercise and enhance mental well-being. MS does not prevent PA but the activities have to be adapted due to the limitations. Finding a proper hobby is a part of an open discussion with a special sports designer. SLU Käypä hoito –treatment (general guidelines 30 minutes a day..)
MS-Liitto and PA Special sports designer guides to a suitable hobby, personal assistant and place to exercise These services are for people with MS disease and their relatives. Services are provided mostly via phone and email. MS-Liitto cooperates with professionals, education centers and with other adapted and/or health organizations Is part of Soveli