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      August 14, 2018

      Tuesday   5:39 PM - 8:30 PM

      115 Hendersonville Rd.
      Asheville, North Carolina 28803

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      Balance- Living Well with Multiple Sclerosis

      An Educational Experience Addressing the Many Aspects of Living Well with MS

      (RSVP required to attend - Please see below)
      Interactive Q&A to follow after the presentations!

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

      Will Discuss:
      - Exercise and movement to improve strength and flexibility
      - Heat intolerance: Management during exercise
      - Specific exercises for specific issues
      - Plus an inspiring talk focusing on living well with multiple sclerosis (MS) and what you can do today

      35 minute presentation + 10 minute Q&A

      Special Guest Speaker #2:
      Rebecca McGowan, PA
      Physician Assistant at Asheville Neurology Specialists

      Will Discuss:
      - MS Symptom Management: Managing and addressing MS symptoms to improve your daily life
      - MS Symptom Management Treatments: FDA approved and complementary therapies

      35 minute presentation

      Special Guest Speaker #3:
      James Patton, MD
      Neurologist at Asheville Neurology Specialists

      Will Discuss:
      - An overview of multiple sclerosis (MS); increasing understanding for you and your care partner
      - Understanding the impact of early treatment upon diagnosis
      - Extending your healthcare team to meet all your needs
      - Developing a team that works for your individualized needs

      40 minute presentation

      Plus a 30 minute interactive Q&A session with Rebecca McGowan and Dr. James Patton following both talks.

      Date: Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
      5:39pm – Check-in
      6:15pm – Program Begins
      Complimentary Dinner

      Location: Doubletree by Hilton- Asheville-Biltmore
      115 Hendersonville Rd.
      Asheville, NC 28803

      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

      Support for this program was provided by: Sanofi Genzyme and Celgene

      Exhibitors: Sanofi Genzyme, MS Views and News, Acorda, Teva

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Education | Health & Wellness | Organizations & Meetups

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.
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