Multiple Sclerosis

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    Taxonomy Code: YF-3000.5120

    A chronic, slowly progressive disease of the central nervous system in which the myelin sheath which covers the nerves hardens, resulting in difficulties with muscle control, involuntary movements of the eyeballs, speech problems and tremor. Multiple sclerosis is marked by a history of remissions and exacerbations.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    AQUATICS EXERCISE PROGRAMProvides aquatic exercise for persons with Multiple Sclerosis led by an instructor in a totally accessible environment. Classes in Plainview and Oceanside.SuffolkAQUATICS EXERCISE PROGRAMNATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
    FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMProvides financial assistance for individuals with Multiple Sclerosis who demonstrate need. May provide assistance for ramp building, medical equipment, homecare, grocery shopping, computer access and training, air conditioners, transportation and wellness programs.SuffolkFINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMNATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
    GROUP PHYSICAL THERAPYOffered to members who are unable to continue physical therapy due to lack of private health insurance or maximization of their health benefits. The activity focuses on increasing muscle strength, stretching and balance coordination taught by trained instructors. Takes place in Bellmore and Bohemia.SuffolkGROUP PHYSICAL THERAPYNATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
    HAVEN HALLProvides specialty care services to the younger adult population who require medical care and rehabilitation due to illness or injuries such as Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, and Traumatic Brain Injury. Offers long and short term rehabilitation and a unique living environment stressing autonomy and personal independence.SuffolkHAVEN HALLBELLHAVEN CENTER FOR REHABILITATION AND NURSING CARE
    HOMEBOUND RECREATION PROGRAMProvides ten one-hour home visits by recreational therapist to homebound Multiple Sclerosis patients.SuffolkHOMEBOUND RECREATION PROGRAMNATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
    INSTITUTE OF NEUROSCIENCE; STROKE CENTEROffers services in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation stages of neurological disorders, such as, stroke, tumors, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, pain management and spine surgery. One of 11 Stroke Centers on Long island, part of the Harvey Cushing Institutes of Neuroscience.SuffolkINSTITUTE OF NEUROSCIENCE; STROKE CENTERSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
    MS SUPPORT GROUPOffer eight week program designed to offer group therapy to people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), their loved ones, friends and caregivers.SuffolkPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTERPECONIC BAY MEDICAL CENTER
    MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS COMPREHENSIVE CARE CENTERProvides care to multiple sclerosis patients and their families including diagnostic services, on-going assessment and management, physical therapy, counseling and resource and referral services.SuffolkMULTIPLE SCLEROSIS COMPREHENSIVE CARE CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUPProvides ongoing support group to enhance the quality of life for individuals with multiple sclerosis. Call for additional information/schedule.SuffolkMULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUPBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
    MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUPOffers support group for multiple sclerosis patients and their families. Provides an opportunity to discuss problem-solving strategies, coping solutions, and learn about new research and medications. Group meets the fourth Monday of the month at 7pm, Board Room #1. Call for further information.SuffolkMULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUPSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
    MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SWIMMINGProvides physical, social, and recreational well-being to those with Multiple Sclerosis.NassauMULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SWIMMINGFRIEDBERG JCC
    MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS TREATMENT CENTERProvides diagnostic testing, second opinions to possible multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. Offers medication therapies, physical therapy, patient education, referrals and psychological support. Offers participation in clinical research trials. Participates in New York State MS Consortium. Assures confidentiality. Call for additional information.NassauMULTIPLE SCLEROSIS TREATMENT CENTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    NATIONAL PEDIATRIC MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CENTER AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTERAdvances the recognition, evaluation, and treatment of pediatric Multiple Sclerosis through the creation of a multidisciplinary program dedicated to clinical care and scientific research of children and adolescents with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Improves the diagnosis and treatment of MS in the pediatric age group and better defines the emotional, clinical, and neurological complications of the disorder.SuffolkNATIONAL PEDIATRIC MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CENTER AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
    SELF HELP AND SUPPORT GROUPSProvides a network of support and self help groups for people with Multiple Sclerosis, family members, and caregivers across Nassau and Suffolk Counties.SuffolkSELF HELP AND SUPPORT GROUPSNATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
    SERVICE MANAGEMENTProvides information and referral about accessing services within the community or on Long Island to people with MS , their families, professionals and the community at large.SuffolkSERVICE MANAGEMENTNATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
    VA MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CENTERS OF EXCELLENCEThe MS Centers of Excellence are dedicated to further the understanding of the disease, its impact on Veterans, and effective treatments to help manage MS symptoms. By partnering with Veterans, caregivers, and health care providers we hope to minimize disease impairment and increase the quality of life for Veterans with MS. Our goals are to improve the quality and consistency of health services delivered to veterans with MS across the country.VA MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CENTERS OF EXCELLENCEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
    YOGA PROGRAMSProvides yoga classes for people with multiple sclerosis. Classes held in both Nassau and Suffolk County. Call for most current schedule.SuffolkYOGA PROGRAMSNATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY-LONG ISLAND CHAPTER

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