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BodoJ posted:
I have MS. I recently had a VEP test done which showed that I have slowed visual response, which explains the confused feeling I get when I'm in a close or crowded space or an unfamiliar place. I always feel like things move in a sort of slow motion. And it worsens when i am hot. My wife says that physical therapy will help, but I am thinking that it would not since physical therapy will not regrow the myelin sheath. Do you think therapy would help this?
Neil S Lava, MD responded:
I don't think that physical therapy will help with your visual symptoms. It can be quite helpful for physical difficulties. If your symptoms worsen with heat you might consider using a cooling vest in the hot weather. Even though this symptom is bothering you right now, it is possible that over time the symptoms might improve.

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