Canadian trials to examine 'liberation procedure' for multiple sclerosis
From the MS Trust website 03 May 2010
Duncan Thornton is still getting used to enjoying the small things that most Canadians take for granted.
"I do laundry spontaneously," says the 47-year-old resident of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in August 2009, Thornton figures he's had the disease for at least two decades. "Fatigue was always the most disabling aspect of my illness... For the last 20 years, anytime I stood for more than five minutes I began looking for a chair."