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July 12, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
Understanding and Managing Your Spasticity
Presented by Gail Hartley, MSN, NP, MSCN & Kathy SanMartino, PT, NCS, MSCS
Spasticity is a condition in which certain muscles continuously and uncontrollably contract, causing stiffness and tightness of the muscles. Starting with an overview of the central nervous system and why spasticity occurs, Gail Hartley (Nurse Practitioner) and Kathy SanMartino (Physical Therapist) will help you understand and manage this complex symptom. Read more and register.
August 9, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
Workout Your Worries: Anxiety and Exercise in MS
Presented by Meghan Beier, Ph.D & Amanda Rohrig, PT, DPT
If you live with MS, you are twice as likely to experience anxiety and mood disorders. In fact, up to 60% of people with MS experience low mood or depression, and up to 40% experience anxiety. Please join psychologist Meghan Beier, Ph.D., and a physical therapist Mandy Rohrig, PT, DPT, for an honest interactive conversation about recognition of mood changes and ways to management mood with physical activity. Read more and register.
September 13, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
Health Insurance: What Everyone Needs to Know
Presented by Kimberly Calder, MPS & Sherry Perry, MSCIR, MSSMC
This webinar will provide a basic overview of the different ways people with MS and their families can get and keep health insurance, how to plan for transitions (such as moving from employer-based coverage to Medicare), and what to expect as an enrollee in a private or public health insurance plan. Read more and register.
October 11, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
Together in MS: Supporting Family and Friends of People with MS
Presented by Rosalind Kalb, Ph.D & Juliann Hanson-Zlatev, OTR
Multiple sclerosis not only affects the person with MS, but it also impacts all those who care about and provide support for the person living with the disease. Anyone in this important role experiences a variety of emotions and concerns when adapting to the challenges MS brings to their lives. This webinar will provide a unique opportunity for support partners and the person living with MS to adopt skills, strategies, and tools needed to live together fully with this chronic, unpredictable disease. Read more and register.
November 8, 2016, 8 – 9:15 p.m. Eastern Time
Diet and Multiple Sclerosis: A Neurologist’s Perspective
Presented by Pavan Bhargava, MD
The Paleolithic Diet. The Mediterranean Diet. The McDougall Diet. The Swank Diet. With so many diets being promoted, it is hard to fully understand each of their nutritional benefits, possible deficiencies, and effects on multiple sclerosis. In addition to explaining the impacts that our diet has on MS and offering evidence around some popular dietary strategies, Dr. Bhargava will answer your questions and guide you to make healthy eating choices that will benefit you and your MS! Read more and register.
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These programs are possible thanks to the generous support of the following sponsors:
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Autoimmune and Rare Diseases