BALANCE- Living Well with Multiple Sclerosis
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Sat, Jun 23, 2018

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“BALANCE”- An Educational Experience Addressing the Many Aspects of Living Well with MS

Interactive Q&A to follow presentations! (RSVP required, please see below)

---------------------------------------------------------- Special Guest Speaker #1: Jeff Segal, NSCA-CPT, CSCS, CPTS. MS Exercise Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer

Presentation includes an interactive learning experience: Demonstrating how exercise and movement at any level will improve strength and flexibility. It will be an invigorating experience that benefits all.

35 minutes + 12 minutes Q&A

---------------------------------------------------------- Special Guest Speaker #2: Kathleen A. Smith, MA, CCC-SLP. Speech-Language Pathologist at the Tanner Foundation for Neurological Diseases, a Comprehensive Care Center for MS

Will Discuss: Living with MS and cognitive challenges - Assessment of cognitive retraining in MS - Cognitive Retraining – What is it and how can I access it?

30 minutes + 30 minutes Q&A

---------------------------------------------------------- Special Guest Speaker #3: Christopher LaGanke, MD. Neurologist and Founder of North Central Neurology Joanne P. LaGanke MS Center

Will Discuss: An overview of multiple sclerosis (MS) and the importance for early treatment -Types of MS; Helping you and your care partner gain a deeper understanding - Shared Decision Making: Incorporating you and your care partner into your plan of care - What is a comprehensive healthcare team in relation to MS? - Understanding medical jargon to help you and your support partner effectively communicate with your healthcare team, plus priorities and goals

60 minute presentation + 35 minutes Q&A

---------------------------------------------------------- Check-in begins at 10:50am. Program begins at 11:25am. A complimentary lunch will be served during program. Q&A session will follow the presentations.

---------------------------------------------------------- PLEASE Register (RSVP) Online at: If you do not have internet access, please call (888) 871-1664 - Ext 102

Program limited to the MS Patient plus a max of (1) guest. No children permitted under the age of 16 unless this is a child that has MS

Program Supported with an educational grant from: Sanofi Genzyme and Celgene

Exhibitors: Sanofi Genzyme, Teva, Acorda Therapeutics, Genentech, Mallinckrodt

Program provided by MS Views and News


3590 Grandview Pkwy

Birmingham, AL

Additional Features:
Food, Handicapped Access
Sat. 10:50am-1:30pm
Phone Number:
(786) 749-8388
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