32-year old woman with multiple sclerosis and alcohol problem.

Admitted to rehabilitation. She is restless, easily distracted, has dyssomnia and complains that she has diffuse pain in her hip and back. The woman has mild ataxia (irregular muscle tension) in her left arm. She prefers to avoid situations where the are many people, as she finds it uncomfortable. The woman does not drink during her time in rehabilitation and has withdrawal symptoms.

A sense-stimulating aid: Protac MyFit

Observed effect: The woman has tried the vest for three and a half weeks and seems to the staff to be noticeably calmer. She can pay attention for long periods of time when participating in activities. Without the vest on, she spoke very loudly, was physically restless and would distract the other participants. Now that she has the vest on, the other users comment that she is much more calm and less distracting".




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