Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Handbook: Roadmap to Good Health is a new, practical and conversational compendium to the Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis book by Professor George Jelinek first published in 2001 and updated in 2016. A complete guide to a healthy and active life with MS on the Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Program, the new book has chapters from a team of international experts and personal stories from around the world.
The Handbook explains what MS is, and outlines the scientifically credible and evidence-based 7 step self-management program, originally devised by Professor Jelinek. It covers all aspects of living well by incorporating the program into your life, from first diagnosis to later life, with chapters from medical specialists and other experts on a range of topics including choosing your healthcare team, improving resilience, work, pregnancy and progressive MS. The book taps into the wealth of knowledge and experience in the community of people following the Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Program, with personal stories from across the world.
If you have recently been diagnosed with MS, have been living with MS for years, or if you have a family member with MS, the Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Handbook is your best companion. It is also an invaluable resource for doctors treating people with MS.
The book contains personal stories of OMSers and community members including Dr. Jonathan White, Dr. Phil Startin, Phil King, Ingrid Adelsberer, Emma Lister, Claes Nermark, Veronique Gautier, Dr. Catriona Tate, Dave Jackman, Leah Tsirigotis, Renee Coffey, Caroline Clarke, Fran Barclay, Dr. Daray Stancic, Anthony Mennillo, Professor Anne Kavanagh, Lisa Downie, and Johanna Lahr.