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Montgomery MS Center

Lectures

Lectures

All lectures are by reservation only.
For more information and locations,
please call 301-838-9555.
We hope to see you there!


Past Lectures
Movement for Living. A multi-speaker educational event discussing spasticity, the importance of exercise in combating it, the best way to fall with the least injury, techniques for getting back up and the benefits of yoga in stretching and relaxing. Sponsored by Medtronic and Teva Neuroscience.

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Cognition and MS. Telephone conference featuring Ms. Patricia Bednarik, SLP from the University of Pittsburgh MS Center. Discussion held on the difference between cognitive ability and cognitive function and strategies and expectations to combat problems.

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Jumpstart. Strategies for wellness through exercise, nutrition and psychological well-being. Presented by The Heuga Center and MMSC on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005 at the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda, Maryland. Topics included:

  • MS Management and Wellness – Ben Thrower
  • MS & Sex – Pat Kennedy
  • Stress Management Workshop – Jude Meyer
  • Cognition Workshop – Roz Kalb
  • Nutrition Workshop – Patti Shapiro, and
  • Stretching/Yoga Workshop – Terri Goodman

Sponsored in part by: Berlex — Biogen — IgG America — Serono — TevaNeuro

MS and Alternative Medicine. A discussion featuring Tom Stewart, P.A., Associate Director of the Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) program at the Rocky Mountain MS Center on the benefits and detriments of Vitamin D, Omega 3 Fatty Acids, Marijuana, Acupuncture and more as used in conjunction with traditional medicine. Sponsored by Berlex.

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The Progression of Multiple Sclerosis. A day of learning, food and fun at Dave & Buster’s in White Flint Mall featuring Bibhuti Mishra, MD, Neurology Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Georgetown University and followed by lunch and games (free game cards were distributed). Sponsored by a Grant from Teva.
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Improving Your Health Through Diet & Exercise. Telephone conference featuring Baldwin Sanders, RD, Heuga Center Consultant and Brian Hutchinson, PT, President of The Heuga Center & The Consortium of MS Centers. Discussion held on strategies for using proper nutrition & appropriate exercise to achieve overall physical & emotional well-being. Sponsored by a grant from Berlex.

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Spasticity in MS. Telephone conference featuring Brian Hutchinson, PT, President of The Heuga Center, President-Elect of the Consortium of MS Centers and Karen Theriot, MD, Physiatrist, Co-Director of the Spasticity Clinic Medical Director of Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital. Discussion held on Spasticity assessment and management from both a medical and non-medical standpoint including the use of Botox, Baclofen, Zanaflex, Neorontin, and the Intrathecal Pump. Sponsored by a grant from Medtronic.

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Urological and Sexual Dysfunction in MS patients. John Losee, M.D., D.C. Urology discussed bladder and sexual difficulties including the latest research and devices available to aid with the urological and sexual difficulties that plague many MS patients. Sponsored by Berlex.
Relaxation Techniques. A discussion on techniques to aid in stress reduction.
Fatigue Management in MS. Heidi Maloni, certified nurse practitioner, certified neuroscience nurse, and certified MS nurse, discussed Strategies to Conquer Fatigue.
How to Communicate & Partner with your Healthcare Professional. Denise Bartlett, RN from the Georgetown University Medical Center discussed the need to become a good consumer and self-advocate including the keys to building a successful & long-term partnership with your healthcare professional and what to expect from the medical profession. Sponsored by a grant from Biogen.
The Feldenkrais Method: Can It Improve How You Move? Ms. Diane Kaufman demonstrated how the Feldenkrais Method can help you find greater ease, comfort and simplicity in everyday movement.
Update on MS Treatments. Dr. Bibhuti Mishra of the Neuroscience Consultants of Northern Virginia discussed the latest research and treatment options related to MS. Sponsored by a grant from Berlex.
Social Security Disability Income. Attorneys Alan Gross and David Galinis presented information and answered questions on SSDI.
Pilates. Ms. Dominique Galante demonstrated the popular exercise of Pilates.