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 […]

Exploring the food journey to inform guidance for persons living with Multiple Sclerosis

Interviews using open-ended questioning to be conducted online (zoom/webex/microsoft teams) for approximately 30-45 minutes. The purpose of this research is to explore the topic of food with individual’s diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) and investigate what factors might influence their experience with food. This project will add to the research to help identify factors that […]

Light Therapy for Fatigue and Daytime Sleepiness in Multiple Sclerosis

Fatigue and excessive daytime sleepiness are common complaints in individuals living with multiple sclerosis (MS). Fatigue and excessive daytime sleepiness are associated with the emergence and exacerbation of cognitive, motor and mood disturbances and over time lead to impaired rehabilitation outcomes, a decline in the capacity to perform daily activities and reduced quality of life. […]

An Open Label Observational Study of Safety and Efficacy of a Pharmaceutical grade Cannabis Medicine (MediCabilis™-CBD extract Oil) in Patients undergoing Medicinal Cannabis Therapy for Different Indications

This study is a nation-wide observational study aiming to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of a non-intoxicating cannabidiol-dominant medicinal cannabis in managing chronic conditions that haven’t responded well to traditional treatment options, including multiple sclerosis. Patients who are prescribed Bod medicinal cannabis and meet the eligibility criteria will be able to participate in this […]