Medical Matters

MS Awareness Month Kicks Off

  The National Multiple Sclerosis Society has had very strong start to the third annual MS Awareness Month. Their “Together We Are Stronger” campaign, a continuation of last year’s theme,  encourages people living with MS to share their breakthrough stories. The purpose of this is to show examples of strength and courage to live the best …

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Fighting Back: Boxing Class Combats Parkinson’s Disease

Rock Steady Boxing is empowering people all around the world with Parkinson’s to fight back! Their non-profit organization has over 300 gyms where people living with Parkinson’s can participate in non-contact boxing fitness classes. Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative movement disorder which can cause deterioration of motor skills, balance, speech and sensory function. It is …

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Message Banking Technology Helps ALS Patients Regain Their Voice

People with ALS and other degenerative diseases may lose their ability to speak over time, but today’s technology can give them a voice. Most of the speech technology we see has a robotic voice. What if ALS patients could get their own, personalized voice back? Thanks to message banking, they can. Message Banking is Created …

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