Advertisement
Advertisement

Can biofeedback treat multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms?

"Biofeedback may have applications for multiple sclerosis (MS) related symptoms," writes Dr. Allen C. Bowling, M.D., Ph.D., Medical Director of the Rocky Mountain MS Center. "For anxiety and insomnia, which may be significant problems in multiple sclerosis, biofeedback may be beneficial by promoting relaxation. It may also be helpful in treating some types of pain, although the use of biofeedback to treat MS-associated pain has not been formally documented." Spasticity, bladder and bowel incontinence, migraines, and neurological disorders may all respond to biofeedback.

Continue Learning about Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment is multi-faceted and individualized, from which specialist to see to the best pain management options for your symptoms. Research is currently being conducted in the fields of central nervous syst...

em repair and disease modification; other research efforts are dedicated to testing the effectiveness of new medications. More controversial treatments, such as the use of cannabinoids to treat symptomatic multiple sclerosis pain, are also being explored.
More

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.