People suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms may find relief with massage therapy. Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that chronically attacks one’s central nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. MS often attacks in episodes that can last from days to weeks. Symptoms include numbness, paralysis, or vision impairment. There are several treatment options that can ease these symptoms, and now, one more option, massage therapy, can be included according to some experts.
—Counsel & Heal, nationwide, March 4, 2013