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What excise can i do to get rid of my pain. Since i was told that i have MS i have alot of pain back, numbness and my legs burn?

Question Date: 8/28/2012

Answer: Thanks for the inquiry. Neuropathic pain can be a major problem for MS patients. Targeted exercise can help, especially proper stretching. It would be best to see a professional like a Physical Therapist for help in setting up an exercise and stretching program. The burning pain in your legs will likely not respond totally to exercise. Medication is often necessary. Gabapentin and/or baclofen would be good first choices for help with pain and muscle stiffness.

Answer Date: 8/28/2012


Dr. Greg Zarelli


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