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Laura Kolaczkowski

Laura Kolaczkowski
Laura is active in the national and local MS community, facilitating patient programs including MS research and an MS Aquatics program. She is also a presence on the internet at MS patient sites and maintains her blog at InsideMyStory.com. Laura has a particular research interest in the use of internet information by people with MS and how that knowledge is shared in the patient-doctor relationship. Read more.

MS versus Gravity

Diagnosing and treating MS always includes questions about balance because that is a common problem, and the doctors regularly ask about any recent trips or falls. This is a disease that can make even the strongest of us walk at times like we have been on an all-night bender, weaving left and right to get to our goal.

Knock Out MS

It can be annoying when a child around the age of 5 discovers the joy of repeating a knock-knock joke over and over - we continue to smile each time it is repeated and we laugh to encourage their engagement with learning this social skill.