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10th International Symposium on Gait and Balance in Multiple Sclerosis: The Role of Fatigue and Fatigability

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October 2, 2020
11:00 AM MST - 1:30 PM MST

Online

Event description:
On Friday, October 2nd, 2020, the 10th International Symposium on Gait and Balance in Multiple Sclerosis we will be offering a patient-centered program that provides people with MS information directly from clinicians. This year’s event will be provided by Mark Mañago, DPT, PhD, PT, NCS and neurologist Dr. Robert Gross, M.D. The objectives for the virtual lunchtime lectures are to 1) provide an overview of fatigue and fatigability in people with MS and the role that each has in gait and balance; 2) describe common medical and rehabilitation interventions for fatigue and fatigability; and 3) provide practical strategies to manage fatigue and fatigability.

Registration open for 100 people
Close registration on Sept 28, 2020
 
11:45am
“Treating the Fatigue of Multiple Sclerosis”
Robert Gross, MD is a neurologist in the MS Centers of Excellence at the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Colorado. Dr. Gross will provide definitions for fatigue, describe the diagnosis of fatigue, and discuss medications used to treat fatigue.
12:15pm
“Rehabilitation for Fatigue in People with Multiple Sclerosis”
Mark Mañago, PT, PhD, will discuss the impact of fatigue on participation and quality of life, and describe common rehabilitation and exercise interventions that can improve fatigue.
12:45pm
Discussion and Questions
Drs. Gross and Mañago will together discuss practical management strategies for fatigue management and address both written and live audience questions.
 

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