New drug for MS is milestone for patients and research

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A new drug, Ocrevus (ocrelizumab), has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat multiple sclerosis (MS). The National Multiple Sclerosis Society says it’s a “game changer” and Mayo Clinic neurologist Dr. Dean Wingerchuk says, “The approval of ocrelizumab is an important milestone both for people with MS and MS research.”

In a news statement released Wed. March 29, Dr. Billy Dunn, director of the Division of Neurology Products in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research says, “This therapy not only provides another treatment option for those with relapsing MS, but for the first time provides an approved therapy for those with primary progressive MS.”

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First-of-its-kind app offers personalized rehab therapy for stroke patients

First-of-its-kind app offers personalized rehab therapy for stroke patients

A new, first-of-its-kind app is now available to support clinicians with decisions on best practice rehabilitation strategies for patients with arm impairment due to stroke.

The ViaTherapy app, developed through a worldwide collaboration of stroke rehab researchers co-led by Drs. Mark Bayley, Medical Director, Brain and Spinal Cord Rehab Program, Toronto Rehab and Steven Wolf of Emory University, is the result of a five-year process which aimed to make the Stroke Rehabilitation Guidelines more accessible to clinicians.

ViaTherapy translates the guidelines to a decision-making algorithm for occupational therapists and physiotherapists to use with their patients.

“The right treatment for a patient today may not be the right treatment for them in three weeks,” says Dr. Bayley. “In a sports setting, a good coach will always progress training as the player gets better. We tried to capture how a clinician should also evolve therapy to involve new treatments depending on how far along the patient is in their recovery.”

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Chiropractor helps Auto Accident patients with NECK & SHOULDER pain

LaDonnia is a amazing person. You can see how cool she is on camera. She was in an Auto Accident several months before she acutally got treated for the first time. Such a tragety that she did not realize that she could get help immediately after the accident. Anyways better late than never and WOW look at how well she did!!! Her major complaint is her left shoulder pain that is a 10/10. Her other symptoms are Headaches, Neck pain, Tinnitus, Vertigo, Dizziness, Ear pain & Fatigue. On a side note her claim to fame on my channel is that she has been in 12 AUTO ACCIDENTS! We may need to take her license away from her? LOL. Hope you enjoy her story. *** Welcome to Southern California Chiropractic. Dr. Ace Thayer founded So Cal Chiropractic in 1995. Graduate from UCLA & LACC. Dr. Thayer has two degrees in Psychology and Chiropractic. Dr. Thayer started out practicing full spine chiropractic. He was formally trained in the Gonstead Method of Chiropractic until he released there was a better way. Starting over from scratch Dr. Thayer was determined to find the secret of chiropractic. After 23 years he discovered how the body really works and produces this channel to show the every day miracles that occurred in the office. Sharing this chiropractic discovery with the world has become a passion for Dr. Thayer and help the sick get well has been an absolute joy. Follow us on Instagram http://www.instagram.com/so_cal_chiropractic or visit us at http://www.socalchiropractic.com or call us at (949) 548-7767.

Study: Edible Cannabis sends more patients to emergency room in Colorado – Huffs n Puffs

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