Multiple Sclerosis

Canada has one of the highest rates of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world. MS can cause symptoms such as extreme fatigue, lack of coordination, weakness, tingling, impaired sensation, vision problems, bladder problems, cognitive impairment and mood changes.

Our Approach

At the Montreal Neurotherapy Center, the treatments for Multiple Sclerosis focuses on addressing physical, emotional, cognitive and rehabilitation needs of the MS patients and their family members through a team approach. The Center offers state-of-the-art resources to provide the most advanced specialized care, supported by an extensive program of research and education.

Program highlights for the Center include:

  • Neurorehabilitation, non invasive brain stimulation, neuropsychology
  • Cognitive training
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Cognitive Training

Testing for Multiple Sclerosis

  • Fatigue (Done by PT and OT)
  • Walking difficulties (Done by PT)
  • Weakness (Done byPT and OT)
  • Poor balance/fall risk (Done by PT)
  • Stiffness, spasms, spasticity (Done By PT and OT)
  • Cognitive changes (Done by OT)
  • Pain (PT and OT)
  • Tremor/Ataxia (PT and OT)
  • Sensory changes (including proprioception) (PT and OT)
  • Reduced manual dexterity (OT)
  • Poor vision (OT)
  • Decreased functional independence
  • Medical assessment
  • Brain imaging (if needed)
  • Lab tests (if needed)
  • Electroencephalograpy (EEG)
  • Polismogram (PSG)
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Physiotherapy

Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

  • Vestibular/balance rehabilitation
  • Strength training
  • Gait training – dynamic activities
  • Supportive footwear
  • Gait assistive devices
  • Gait training
  • Behavioral modification
  • Environmental modification
  • Cooling strategies
  • Fall Prevention Program
  • Non invasive Brain stimulation
  • Nutrition
  • Psychotherapy
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Brain Stimulation

See how the Montreal Neurotherapy
Center can help!