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The MSing Link

The MSing Link

Hosted by: Dr. Gretchen Hawley PT, DPT, MSCS

Do you have Multiple Sclerosis and have goals of improving your mobility, energy, and motivation? On this show, you’ll learn MS-specific exercises and symptom management strategies to help you gain control over your...

Episodes

81. What is Spasticity & How to Reduce It

Season #1

Before sitting down to record this episode, I asked The MSing Link members as well as those in my public MS support Facebook page what topic they would like to hear more about. And there was a resounding response to...
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80. Stay Cool with Thermapparel

Season #1

I’m joined by Kurtis Kracke, the co-founder and CEO of Thermapparel. They’re a cooling company that’s been helping keep people with MS cool for 5 years. Today, we chat about what sets Thermapparel apart from other...
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79. Resilience & Grief in MS

Season #1

 A lot of things come alongside a diagnosis of MS, but typically the emotion of grief and the trait of resilience are not the things in the forefront of your mind. But, they are two very important topics. Today, I...
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78. A Bad Habit That Might Be Stunting Your Progress

Season #1

Bad habits are something that we all can acquire in areas of our lives, and most of the time we are aware of their existence. But, this particular bad habit I'm going to chat with you about today, may be one that you...
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77. Q&A: Cold intolerance, MS-Specific Physical Therapy, New DMT/therapies

Season #1

I am a firm believer that if one MS'er has a question, chances are high that a lot of other MS'ers have the same question, but haven't had the opportunity to ask. Today, I am joined by The MSing Link member, Charissa...
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76. New MS Therapy: PoNS w/ Ardra Shephard

Season #1

On today’s show, I’m interviewing Ardra Shephard! Ardra is the blogger behind the award winning Tripping On Air and the host of AMI-tv's Fashion Dis. Arda had the opportunity to participate in the PoNS clinical trial...
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75. MS Relapse or Progression - Do's & Don'ts

Season #1

Today, I'm going to be answering a few of the most common questions I receive in regard to exercising while  having an MS relapse, progression, or pseudo flare! Be sure to tune in so that you can be best equipped with...
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74. New MS Therapies: ATA-188 and BTK inhibitors

Season #1

Dr. Brandon Beaber is a board-certified neurologist with subspecialty training in multiple sclerosis and other immunological diseases of the nervous system and spasticity.   He is also the author of "resilience in the...
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73. Multiple Sclerosis & Chiropractic Care

Season #1

​Join me for today's episode as I sit down and chat with Dr. Rae Smith, a chiropractor here in WNY! During this episode we chat about the many different ways a chiropractor can benefit those with MS (and others);...
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72. What Does Consistency Really Mean?

Season #1

Consistency. It's a word that is discussed pretty frequently. Whether it is in reference to a workout routine, nutritional goals, professional goals, how to achieve it, how to maintain it...the list goes on. But...
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71. The Wahls Protocol & Guidelines w/ Dr. Terry Wahls

Season #1

Join me today for an exciting episode with guest Dr. Terry Wahls! Not only does she have an amazingly inspirational, personal journey with MS, but she has also created the extremely well known Wahls Protocol diet to...
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70. Progress is Possible w/ Howard S.

Season #1

MS can seem like such an isolating disease, and at times it can feel like progress is not going to happen. But, that is why I wanted to sit down with Howard S. today. His story is relatable, and proof that progress is...
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