Exploring the use and need for lifestyle management of multiple sclerosis

This study is a survey of people living with Multiple Sclerosis to explore the use of lifestyle factors such as nutrition, exercise and stress management for symptom management. It will investigate the need for information, priorities for lifestyle areas and opinions in relation health care support for this form of self-management.

Project BASE: Changing Behaviour towards Aerobic and Resistance Exercise

Engaging in physical activity is beneficial to the wellbeing of people with MS. The aim of the study is to assess the feasibility of a study designed to involve people with MS in an exercise program. You’ll take part in a four-month at home exercise program, guided by our team of BASE physiotherapists, occupational therapists […]

The Wellbeing Neuro Course: A Randomised Controlled Trial of an Online Treatment Program for Adults with Multiple Sclerosis

Mental health (e.g., anxiety, depression) and functional difficulties (e.g., cognitive problems) are highly comorbid in people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). However, access to effective psychological treatments are limited. People with MS face many barriers (e.g., costs, limited trained clinicians, mobility issues) accessing effective psychological care. The Wellbeing Neuro Course offers an innovative solution to these […]

MINDS-MS: Improving the detection and treatment of depression in multiple sclerosis

This research will assess knowledge, current practices, barriers and required supports to improve the detection and treatment of depression in people with MS. It assesses this from the perspective of what people with MS have experienced and believe will assist to improve healthcare support. This information will be used to develop tools, resources and guidelines […]

Assessing Lower Limb Strength and Walking Ability in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis

The research study aims to investigate strength in the lower limb and its association with walking ability. In addition, other factors related to Multiple Sclerosis (MS) that may affect walking, including spasticity, balance, leg sensation and contractures in the ankle, will be assessed. We hope to use the information we get from this research study […]

Project SCORE: Music and Walking for Neurology

Walking is a great form of exercise and in this study we are interested in the effect of walking to music in people with neurological health conditions. The randomised controlled study is a feasibility study meaning that we will focus on the processes of walking to music in comparison to walking with no music. We […]