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Enjoyable recreational activities contribute to overall wellness and quality of life.

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Travel can expand your horizons. People with MS can go anywhere in the world — it just takes some flexibility and a bit more planning.

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Recreation (enjoying yourself!) with MS

Dan & Karen Melfi, Lisa & Shawna Kemppainen and Izak, Judy Boone, and Dave Altman discuss the recreational activities they have modified and continue to enjoy while living with MS.
Exercise and recreational activities can have physical and emotional benefits for people with multiple sclerosis. Exploring recreation and especially exercise could help slow the progression of MS. The key to participating in activities you enjoy is research and planning. And know your options in terms of mobility and accessibility to get where you want to go and do what you want to do — comfortably, safely and with a limited impact on your energy.

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