flameredSarah: Hi. My name is Sarah and i am 32 years old. I was born with Scoliosis and Spina Bifida Occulta. Is there anyone else on here that has a physical disability?
beanteaser: Hi Sarah, I am 44 I have multiple sclerosis Since 2003. pain in left leg and foot I can only walk about 30 steps then need a rest. Pain is so bad I go a week with out any sleep day or night.
Angry Beaver: Australia has you covered!
Angry Beaver: stem cell treatment... the new penicillin
Australian medical experts have made a breakthrough in the potential new treatment of Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, using immunotherapy.
It promises to give relief to MS sufferers who've had little or no treatments available.
MS effects the central nervous system and spinal cord.
But a world-first trial conducted by Queensland researchers has produced promising results in 60 per cent of patients, some whose MS was previously untreatable.
(Edited by Angry Beaver)