After a flare-up I had, I've been getting weakness on arms and legs. Will this ever go away?
Weakness or any symptoms that emerged with a relapse take time to resolve. Most of the improvement occurs during the first 3 months following a relapse, but further improvement can occur for up to a year. These rehabilitation measures can help you maximize your recovery.
Below are some pages from this website and blogs that discuss weakness in arms and legs and strategies for gaining strength back. Finding a physical therapist who has experience in working with people that have multiple sclerosis is important, and the "PT Blog" listed below can help you find one in your area.
Revere (Rip) Kinkel MD
Director of the UCSD Multiple Sclerosis Program
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