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.