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Any advice on exercises?

I have an undiagnosed neurologic condition that seems to fit best with MS. It started in August of last year after an ovarian cyst ruptured. I had paresthesia down my right leg that later advanced to my entire right side a week later after I had an allergic reaction to an antibiotic. I've had an MRI with contrast and an EMG that came back completely normal. The endovascular doctor I went to blew me off for being too young for blood clot issues (grandfather, uncle, and my father all had the same surgery to remove clots from their Iliac artery). I've continued to have paresthesia of my right side of my body, vertigo, sharp pains in my wrists when I try to pick things up, aching pain in my hands and hips, stiffness after sitting when I've been standing all day, increased fatigue, and increased frequency of migraines especially on the right side of my head. I used to do pole fitness prior to all of this for fun and exercise, but now I don't trust half my body enough to continue. Any suggestions on exercises I can try that would be safer?

  1. cloverbug25,
    first let me say that my heart goes out to you in this whole situation. The ruptured ovarian cyst, the doctor disregarding the information you were trying to convey, and the fatigue and pain you're experiencing!
    I'm so glad you reached out here and until others weigh in with some of their ideas, I thought I would provide a couple of my own that may be of some encouragement to you. Have you considered yoga at all? Many instructors will take into consideration their students that have difficulty with some of the poses and provide a chair or other ways to compensate during the class. Plus, the breathing exercises can be great for alleviating pain and discomfort.
    There is also an online workout on YouTube called MS Workouts. Check it out and see what you think. There are many different low impact exercises to choose from no matter what the condition.

    I am also including a couple links for you to explore: https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Symptoms-Diagnosis

    https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Symptoms-Diagnosis/Other-Conditions-to-Rule-Out

    Lots of information I know. Please remember that we're here for you!
    Please keep us posted....Janus

    1. cloverbug25, - I'm so sorry to read about all that you are going through. I don't know if you have had any physical therapy. I've had had numerous years, unfortunately, and they always teach one all the exercises that should be down, focusing on different areas, and always give one a drawn picture of all those exercises that they demonstrated. I hope and pray that all your pain does not continue.

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