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Is Pilates an effective rehabilitation tool?

 Why does MS Positive place so much store by the fitness classes it offers?  We thought readers might be interested by the findings of this academic review: Is Pilates an effective rehabilitation tool? A systematic review. Byrnes K1, Wu PJ1, Whillier S2. Author information  Abstract BACKGROUND: Pilates is a system of exercise focusing upon controlled movement, stretching [...]

By | 2018-01-22T14:33:26+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|News, Toni's Blog|0 Comments

The Sky’s the Limit

Etna is no longer in the distance and, as every day passes, it looms larger and larger on the horizon.   When my friends and I came up with the idea of climbing Etna to launch MS Positive it seemed perfect, in theory. Now, with three weeks to go, the reality is sinking in.   [...]

By | 2017-10-13T10:10:25+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Toni's Blog|0 Comments

Welcome to MS Positive

My name is Toni Krok and I’m 40 years old.  I have 2 gorgeous girls aged 13 and 10, and a caring and supportive husband called Dov. Ten years ago, I was diagnosed with MS.  When I heard the words Multiple Sclerosis I immediately thought I was going to spend the rest of my life [...]

By | 2017-09-25T12:16:24+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Toni's Blog|0 Comments

My Friend MS

When I first discovered I had MS the initial shock was immense.  I couldn’t see how I could get through and how I could remain the same person. I am not the same person I was then, but I feel MS has given me the opportunity to appreciate things in my life, I took for [...]

By | 2017-09-25T12:16:47+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Toni's Blog|Comments Off on My Friend MS

Climbing Mount Etna in October

If we are going to provide exercise lessons, wellness advice, a hotline and more we are going to need some money. So I came up with the idea of walking the Great Wall of China. Seemed like a good idea at the time – certainly the sort of positive challenge I want for MS Positive.  [...]

By | 2017-09-25T12:14:49+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Toni's Blog|Comments Off on Climbing Mount Etna in October