The Dos and Don'ts of Exercising With a Flare: An Interview With Dr. Gretchen

Last updated: July 2022

We were lucky enough to spend some time with Dr. Gretchen, a doctor of physical therapy and MS specialist! We asked her opinion about if it's possible, and even beneficial, to exercise when experiencing a flare. She shared what factors you should consider before jumping into exercise and how to safely move your body, even when experiencing a relapse or flare.

Should I exercise when I'm experiencing an MS flare?

Dr. Gretchen shares more great mobility and exercise tips on her Instagram account.

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