MS Alliance of Virginia

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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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Mountain Empire MS Support Group Meeting. May 13th

The Mountain Empire MS Support Group is inviting you to Reunite Our MS family we will be having open discussion and enjoying each other company. Step into nature at Steele Creek Park and join us. We look forward to seeing our MS family, friends and caregivers. "In...

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Congratulations to the Graduates of 2021

  Jaci Beth Thomas Jaci is the daughter of Toni Quesenberry.  Jaci is graduating Summa Cum Laude from New River Community College with an Associates of Forensic Science.  She was on the New River CC President's List all 4 semesters, New River Community College...

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COVID Antibody Responses Reduced in Some MS Patients

But T-cell responses were similar, even in patients on ocrelizumab Antibody responses after SARS-CoV-2 infection were reduced in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients on ocrelizumab (Ocrevus) compared with other MS patients, but T-cell responses were not, preliminary data...

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16 Conditions Commonly Mistaken for Multiple Sclerosis

Many disorders share symptoms with MS, sometimes complicating its diagnosis. Getting a correct diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) can be a challenge. In fact, a study published in May 2019 in the journal Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders suggested that nearly...

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