Life after... Neurological conditions MS Multiple Sclerosis MS or Multiple Sclerosis is a neurological condition affecting the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. The damage causes to nerves is due to the immune system attacking the nerve coating mistaking it for a foreign body. MS is a lifelong condition and is rarely fatal. Over 100,000 people in the UK have MS and most people are diagnosed in their 20s and 30s. At BASIC we are using virtual reality technology and our BodyBasic Assisted Gym to help manage clients symptoms of MS.