Tuesday, 27 October 2009

Oxygen Therapy Assessment Results

Our friends at the new Merlin Project, Cornwall MS Therapy Centre have recently conducted an assessment on their patients attending for Oxygen Therapy.

The summary results are very encouraging

Wellbeing: 94% of patients indicated an improvement in wellbeing after 15 sessions.
• Fatigue: 87% of patients indicated an improvement in fatigue levels after 15 sessions.
• Sleep: 81% of patients indicated an improvement with sleep patterns after 15 sessions.
• Legs: 77% of patients indicated an improvement in their legs after 15 sessions.
• Walking: 70% of patients indicated an improvement in their ability to walk after 15 sessions.
• Balance: 66% of patients indicated an improvement in balance after 15 sessions.
• Bladder Frequency: 64% of patients indicated an improvement in bladder frequency after 15 sessions.
• Circulation: 64% of patients indicated an improvement in circulation after 15 sessions.
• Concentration: 60% of patients indicated an improvement in concentration after 15 sessions.
• Coordination: 58% of patients indicated an improvement in coordination after 15 sessions.
• Bladder Urgency: 53% of patients indicated an improvement in bladder urgency after 15 sessions.
• Arms: 51% of patients indicated an improvement in their arms after 15 sessions.
Overall, more than 50% of the patients recorded an improvement in 12 of the 20 symptoms assessed. This is not a conclusive result and carries no clinical evidence to support its findings.
For their full report an information on their centre see:

http://www.merlinproject.org.uk