Medical Matters

Join MobilityWorks Pittsburgh for their 10th Annual Mobility Expo

On Thursday, October 8, 2015, join MobilityWorks of Pittsburgh for their 10th Annual Mobility Expo. The event will take place at our MobilityWorks Pittsburgh store located at 1090 Mosside Blvd. in Wall, PA from 11:00 AM-4:00 PM. The special one-day event will honor our veterans for their service, as well as bring together a unique blend …

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September is National Service Dog Month

Each September we recognize the many service dogs who provide assistance, protection, companionship and confidence to their owners. Service dogs serve those with debilitating medical conditions; from autism to blindness, seizure disorders and hearing impairments, diabetes and those who need physical assistance, and they also serve our wounded warriors suffering from conditions like PTSD, traumatic …

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August is National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

  August is recognized as National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month throughout the country. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is the leading genetic cause of death in babies under the age of two.  It affects families of all ethnicities, often with no prior history of the disease. Newborns with SMA appear healthy, but over time a …

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Stem Cell Therapy and Immune Markers: Key Advancements in the Research and Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

When nerves have barren patches without myelin, they can no longer properly conduct electrical signals… the therapy involves the harvesting of stem cells from bone marrow. Over 400,000 Americans are affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a degenerative neurological disease that causes an erosion of the insulating fat (myelin) that surrounds nerves. When someone is affected …

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