MS Alliance of Virginia
The Mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Alliance of Virginia
- Provide programs, events, activities and services for people living with MS in Southwest Virginia and the surrounding areas, including Veterans.
- Educate and empower people with MS, their care partners, friends and family. We will guide people to organizations that can assist people with their needs.
- Contribute to awareness in the community, including educational programs to young people, first responders and community organizations.
- Encourage and expand support groups to include assisted living facilities, homebound people and help others start upbeat groups in their area.
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The MSAV depends on the generous support of people like you to continue its mission. To participate in one of our fundraising events online or to shop online with a small portion of your purchase going to support the MSAV. Some ways to help is threw your Kroger Card and Amazon Smile program. If you already set yours up GREAT if not please conider doing so.
Zeposia (ozanimod) 0.92 mg, a new once-daily oral medication for adults for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis, including clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting disease, and active secondary progressive disease, is now commercially available in the U.S.
"Miles of Scarves". Youth-led Miles of Scarves exists to improve the lives of those living with multiple sclerosis (MS). Their dedicated youth volunteers knit scarves to sell to raise money to provide assistance to families affected by MS and to fund research to...
People who are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis often experience difficulty in maintaining body balance while walking and are at a greater risk of falling. Researchers at Georgia State University conducted a study to better understand gait stability for people with MS and use this knowledge to design more effective interventions for preventing falls.