USA Synapse

Posted - June 2011 in HSPRF News


Read about the activities and news in the Spring (USA) 2011 edition of Synapse, the newsletter of the SP Foundation in the USA.


Here are some highlights …

  • The Annual Conference will be held in Texas in June. Presenters include Katie St. Mars speaking on aquatic therapy for improved function; Jinsy Andrews, a neurologist and Lyn Litchke talking about respiratory resistance training.
  • There is an article about the HSP/PLS NEALS Task Force and a small clinical trial involving HSP patients and the MS drug, Ampyra, which is in the planning stage.
  • Read about an HSPer who made modifications to his motorcycle and is still riding.
  • Physiotherapist Liz Wrobleski writes about the benefits of endurance exercise.



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