Meeting Archive:
MS Symptoms Part I: Unique Approaches to Unique MS Symptoms


Meeting Description:

Have you ever wondered if there are novel approaches to managing one or more of your MS symptoms?  Join Physical Therapist Patty Bobryk and Physician Assistant Amy Dix in this webinar to discover unique ways to deal with your symptoms.  Learn about new strategies to help make your symptoms more manageable and improve your quality of life.   Participate in this interactive program, ask the speakers questions directly, and find ways to handle your issues with weakness, balance, heat sensitivity, fatigue and more. 

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Date: Tue, Jul 8, 2014
Time: 08:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Host(s): Anne Lee Gilbert
 Presenter Information
Patty Bobryk, MHS, PT, MSCS, ATP
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Patty Bobryk is a graduate of the physical therapy program at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.  She obtained her master’s degree in neuro-dysfunction from the University of Florida in 1991.  Since that time she has worked nearly exclusively with individuals with multiple sclerosis for Orlando Health in collaboration with the MS Comprehensive Care Center of Central Florida.  She is credentialed as an MS Certified Specialist and has earned her certification as an Assistive Technology Practitioner.  Patty has been active in the Mid Florida MS Society’s Chapter Advisory Committee and has provided educational seminars for professionals and patients nationwide on rehabilitation for individuals with multiple sclerosis. She served as the Chair of the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation Therapists since 2008 and is currently serving as Secretary for the Consortium of MS Centers.

Amy Dix, MPA-C, MSCS
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Amy Dix has been working the in the field of Neurology and Multiple Sclerosis (MS) since 2006.  She has been a Physician Assistant since 2004 and began her career in Asthma & Allergy and Immunology.  She obtained her Physician Assistant Certification at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY and Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies with an emphasis in Neurology from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2009.  She obtained her MS Clinical Specialty (MSCS) certification in 2011.  She has a Plant Based Nutrition Certification from Cornell with Dr. Colin Campbell Foundation.
As a Kansas City native, Amy has established a small MS Center in her home town known as the “KC MS Center.”  Presently, she is working towards attaining her Certified Clinical Nutrition Certification through the Clinical Nutrition Certification Board. 

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