The long term management of transverse myelitis requires attention to a number of issues. Learn more.
This Insight Report for TM is a document put together by the TM charity to help those assessing for disability benefits. I am curious how many ever read this, or indeed, how many have read the government’s criteria for what a disability is: Disability Act 2010
With my own PIP reassessment coming up I am trying not to get stressed but it’s still difficult. With so few medical professionals knowing what TM is how can I expect the assessor to know?
I made up a mnemonic for the four main causes of relapse in autoimmune patients:
These four still plague my life every single day. Currently I have an infection – I have constant issues with my toenails and because of the numbness don’t feel the ingrowing nails. I dug out the latest on my big toe on my right foot and it seems to be infected now, yay! Also it’s summer so it’s hotter, and because of the pain I am not sleeping a lot. This all, obviously, causes me stress. So atm all my symptoms are going haywire.