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Hi guys... I have spasticity in my legs and have done for quite some time (months). I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago with rrms and now awaiting to see MS nurses and to see consultant. All the while I have had spasticity no one has offered me medication for it. Sometimes I don't know what to do for the best with regards to exercise or rest. I'm not the kind of person that enjoys sitting around. This time last year I was running 25+ miles a week. I do exercises that my physio has given me. Any suggestions?

@maggie77 , there's a lot of information about spasticity here, https://www.mstrust.org.uk/a-z/spasticity-and-spasms . Unfortunately, our health services don't seem to have much joined-up thinking, until a diagnosis is established. However, now, your MS Nurse will become your first source of information for all things MS. They will be able to liaise with your Neurologist and your GP, together with any other services which may be of benefit, e.g. physio. Exercise is important to maintain our fitness levels at their optimum. However, this does need to be in moderation. "Listen to your body" and it will indicate whether you are doing something it doesn't like.


Hi, I take magnesium for spasticity it really helps me also I find if I keep moving I'm much better than if I keep still, I have started using magnesium in a spray for me I get spasticity at night.