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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That's A Fact: Tai Chi can help improve balance and motor control for those with PD.
Parkinson's disease can give you a new perspective on life. Share it.

Our February meeting brings back Rick Tvelia from Two Left Feet Foundation. This month, Rick will be sharing the benefits of Tai Chi, a gentle exercise promoting flexibility and stability that has been used successfully in improving some symptoms of Parkinson's Disease. Rick will also provide a demonstration.

Looking ahead on March 27, Rachel Carter will join us to talk about Rock Steady Boxing.

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: Experts suggest there are many steps people with MS can take to maintain their mobility for as long as possible.

This month we hear from Dave Schulz from PhysioTech. Dave will talk about a foot drop system that can help those with MS that have weakness in the muscles that flex the ankle.

Please make a note on your calendars for next month ‑ March. The meeting time in March will switch to 3:00 p.m. We'll remind you again next month of the new time so you don't miss an opportunity to share some productive time with people who understand firsthand what you're experiencing.

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

When: Tuesday, February 26 @ 5:30 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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