Push to Walk to Host Acorda Therapeutics December Educational Program

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Push to Walk, a northern New Jersey nonprofit, will act as the host site for an Acorda Therapeutic event.

We were approached with this event because Acorda thought it would be a good opportunity to also showcase Push to Walk as a place to seek an exercise regimen for those with MS while providing helpful information.

Acorda Therapuetics will hold an event at Push to Walk, 6 North Corporate Drive, Riverdale, NJ beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event will be a free interactive educational program given by a leading multiple sclerosis (MS) specialist and physical therapist. Complimentary food will be served.

All interested are welcome to attend this event geared towards those with MS and their friends and family. The discussion will be led by Mary Ann Picone, MD and Stephen Kanter, PT, DPT, ATC. Attendees will learn about Amprya, a new prescription drug to improve walking in people with multiple sclerosis, rehabilitation and exercise.

Push to Walk seeks to work with partners in the community to offer resources to people in need. As part of Push to Walk’s Medical Professionals Network, Dr. Stephen Kanter connected the two organizations who work with similar populations of clients. “We were approached with this event because Acorda thought it would be a good opportunity to also showcase Push to Walk as a place to seek an exercise regimen for those with MS while providing helpful information,” explains Push to Walk founder, Cynthia Templeton.

To reserve a spot for the event or for more information, please contact Stephanie Lajam at (862) 200-5848 or slajam(at)pushtowalknj(dot)org.

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About Push to Walk

Founded in 2007, Push to Walk is an organization that provides individualized workouts and resources to people with spinal cord injuries and other forms of paralysis to optimize current quality of life and to prepare for future medical advancements. It is the only program of its kind in the New York- New Jersey area. Push to Walk’s rigorous one-on-one workout approach challenges clients to reach their personal goals and achieve maximum independence, leading to greater success and fulfillment in their personal and professional lives. A 501(C)3 non-profit, Push to Walk is located in Riverdale, New Jersey. Visit http://www.pushtowalknj.org to learn more.

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