Tag Archives: Multiple Sclerosis

Mindful Moments: Week 18



Mindful Moments: Week 18 – Episode 62 – Transcript

I release my grip. Tap into the power of this mantra with Megan Weigel, Nurse Practitioner and MS-Certified Nurse, and discover a mindful moment for yourself.


Mindful Moments: Week 17



Mindful Moments: Week 17 – Episode 61 – Transcript

I am in good company. Tap into the power of this mantra with Megan Weigel, Nurse Practitioner and MS-Certified Nurse, and discover a mindful moment for yourself.


Marijuana and MS



Marijuana and MS – Episode 60 – Transcript

From legality, to benefits, to buying, we’re discussing everything you need to know about cannabis. This “420” special features Dr. Michelle Cameron, who is both a physical therapist and neurologist. Dr. Cameron focuses her expertise on treating people with MS, and she has done research in many areas including the use of cannabis and cannabinoids in people with MS.


Mindful Moments: Week 15



Mindful Moments: Week 15 – Episode 58 – Transcript

I know how to breathe. Tap into the power of this mantra with Megan Weigel, Nurse Practitioner and MS-Certified Nurse, and discover a mindful moment for yourself.


Mindful Moments: Week 14



Mindful Moments: Week 14 – Episode 57 – Transcript

What is next for me? Tap into the power of this mantra with Megan Weigel, Nurse Practitioner and MS-Certified Nurse, and discover a mindful moment for yourself.


Mindful Moments: Week 13



Mindful Moments: Week 13 – Episode 56 – Transcript

I remember all the people who loved me. Tap into the power of this mantra with Megan Weigel, Nurse Practitioner and MS-Certified Nurse, and discover a mindful moment for yourself.


Energy and Endurance: How Every Step Beats MS



Energy and Endurance: How Every Step Beats MS – Episode 54 – Transcript

In this episode of the Can Do MS Podcast, host and physical therapist Samantha Balistreri speaks with endurance athlete Gene Caffrey and occupational therapist Stephanie Nolan. Hear from Gene on what inspired him when he was first diagnosed with MS and what motivates him now to keep moving. Stephanie will share how you can take back control with some energy management techniques and Gene will talk about the tools that have helped him combat his fatigue so he can keep doing what he loves.

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Race, Representation, and Redefining What Sick Looks Like



Race, Representation, and Redefining What Sick Looks Like – Episode 49 – Transcript

Victoria Reese is Co-Founder and CEO of We Are Ill, a nonprofit organization for Black women with MS that provides support, sisterhood, and a space to learn from one another (something she couldn’t find upon her own MS diagnosis). Today, Victoria fosters this community and helps others become a “professional patient.” By being as knowledgeable as possible about your illness, you can be an active decision-maker in the healthcare setting, and one day feel empowered to say “I have MS but MS does not have me.”

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Mindful Moments: Week 7



Mindful Moments: Week 7 – Episode 48 – Transcript

Worry does not serve me. Tap into the power of this mantra with Megan Weigel, Nurse Practitioner and MS-Certified Nurse, and discover a mindful moment for yourself.


Mindful Moments: Week 6



Mindful Moments: Week 6 – Episode 47 – Transcript

I am not missing out when I put my phone down. Tap into the power of this mantra with Megan Weigel, Nurse Practitioner and MS-Certified Nurse, and discover a mindful moment for yourself.