Multiple Sclerosis

10 Things You Need to Know About MS and Exercise


Physical activity may improve the condition.

The benefits of physical activity among people with MS range from cardiovascular to feelings of well-being.

It’s yet to be determined the ideal amount of exercise.

For people with MS, there are risks to exercising if you’re not careful.

It’s unclear which kind of MS patients would benefit most from exercise.

People with MS are not exercising enough.

There are various strategies for getting people with MS to exercise more.

The challenge is translating lab research into clinical practice.

Sedentary behavior may worsen MS.

There isn’t an optimal way to measure physical activity in people with MS.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.


Davenport is the founder of Using the latest scientific research, she helps people live their healthiest lives via one-on-one coaching, corporate talks, and sharing the more than 1,000 health-related articles she's authored.