Peninsula Parkinson's Support Group

Riverside's MS Support Group

Riverside's First Steps Program, your guide to information and resources during and after pregnancy

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A recent Cleveland Clinic study suggests that certain kinds of exercise may be neuro-protective, even slowing disease progression.
Parkinson's disease can give you a new perspective on life. Share it.

Don't miss the next meeting on on Wednesday, March 27 to learn about Rock Steady Boxing. Physical therapist Rachel Carter will talk to us about how non‑contact boxing, inspired fitness training can reverse, reduce and maybe even delay the symptoms of PD. For those with PD, Rock Steady Boxing offers the opportunity to take an active role in improving their wellbeing.

For more information about the Peninsula Parkinson's Support Group, call 757‑875‑7880 or visit To sign up for our monthly Parkinson's disease electronic newsletter, use to the sign-up form above.

When:  Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Neuroscience Conference Room
First Floor of Medical Office Building
(On the Campus of Riverside Regional Medical Center)
12200 Warwick Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23601

Call 757-875-7880 or visit for more about the Peninsula Parkinson's Support Group. Parkinson's electronic newsletter, use the sign-up form above.

MS Support

The MS Support Group: helpful, hopeful and monthly! That's A Fact: 70 percent of people with MS have difficulty walking; it is the most challenging aspect of their disease

This month, Wednesday, March 26, we move to our new time slot at 3:00 p.m. Joining us this month is Jeff Shinn from Numotion. Numotion offers mobility solutions by providing complex rehab technology products and services include medically necessary, individually-configured manual and power wheelchair systems, adaptive seating systems, alternative positioning systems, and other mobility devices.

The Newport News MS Walk is coming up on Saturday, April 6, so now is the time to get your 2019 t‑shirts. Just click here to place your order.

For more information call 757‑875‑7880 or visit To sign up for our MS electronic newsletter, go to

When: Tuesday, March 26 @ 3:00 p.m.
Where: Neurosciences Conference Room
Riverside Medical Office Building
12200 Warwick Blvd. Newport News, VA 23601

For more information call 757-875-7880 or 757-534-5100. To sign up for our MS electronic newsletter, go to the sign up box at the top of this page.

Welcome to Riverside's First Steps: Your guide to information and resources

The First Steps Newsletter is 10 months of very helpful information that will guide you through pregnancy and childbirth with tips, thoughts and reminders that this is one of life's most incredible journeys.

You can receive your monthly newsletter electronically, via your email, or you can pick up a printed copy each month when you go in for your monthly appointment with your Riverside physician. Also make sure you have your copy of the First Steps Book, a helpful guide to Riverside's wide range of birthing services, special classes, plus a calendar for your doctor's appointments, checklists, labor log and other helpful tools and tips. You can also pick up the First Steps Book at your Riverside physician's office. Sign up for the First Steps Newsletter here.

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