Chicago Wellness for MS ForumYoga Moves MS (YMMS) and MS Views and News are offering the first Wellness for MS Forum Chicago. The Forum will be in a hybrid, virtual and in-person, format on Saturday, April 22, 2023 from Noon to 4pm in the afternoon central time.

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Our exciting lineup of exceptional speakers who are nationally and locally acclaimed by patients, peers, and the MS community include:

  • Allison N. Block, DO, Multiple Sclerosis Fellow, University of Chicago
  • Mindy Eisenberg, MHSA, C-IAYT, Founder and Director of Yoga Moves MS
  • Robert W. Motl, PhD, Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Stuart Schlossman, President, MS Views and News, Patient Advocate and Moderator
  • James Voci, MD, Director of Neurology, Ascension St Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL, and Chair, Yoga Moves MS
  • Megan Weigel, DNP, ARNP-c, Author and Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse, Multiple Sclerosis Certified Nurse, Jacksonville Beach, Florida
  • Joy Wagner, RN, BSN, Founder fitMS NeuroBalance Center

The information provided at Wellness for MS Forum 2023 will empower those with MS by educating participants about a range of integrative strategies for disease prevention and health maintenance. Attendees will learn about ways to pursue healthy lifestyle choices and about the science and evidence based integrative care options. Specific topics to be discussed at the Wellness for MS Forum include:

  • Integrative Medicine and MS: Why “Wholistic” Care is important
  • Benefits, Safety, and Guidelines for Exercise in MS
  • Nutrition for MS and the Microbiome
  • Current research for MS including neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD)
  • Top Self-Care tips for the Empowered Patient
  • Yoga for MS.
  • How inside and outside environments affect MS

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