March 2014




The MS Treatment Landscape: MSAA’s 2014 MS Research Update Provides Vital Information to Medical Professionals, Members of the MS Community

New publication compiles the latest developments in MS research.

By Susan Courtney and the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America

Recognizing and Responding to Comorbidities in MS

MS patients may be at increased risk for certain psychiatric and physical comorbidities. Neurologists can help identify and manage these conditions.

A Q&A with Ruth Ann Marrie, MD, PhD, FRCPC


Primer on Botulinum Toxin Billing and Coding: What Neurologists Need to Know For 2014

Here’s an update on strategies for earning appropriate reimbursement.

By Martin Taylor, DO, PhD

Movement Disorders Focus: Thinking Outside the Brain

Alpha-synuclein pathology linked to Parkinson’s is being detected outside the brain, in places like the salivary glands, retina and colon.

By Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

Video Case Solution: Nephrogenic Systemic Sclerosis (NSS)

Last month’s case presented inability to raise the arms and legs along with hardening of the skin in a 50-year-old woman.

By Aziz Shaibani, MD, FACP, FAAN

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Launched in 2002, Practical Neurology is a publication uniquely dedicated to presenting current approaches to patient management, synthesis of emerging research and data, and analysis of industry news with a goal to facilitate practical application and improved clinical practice for all neurologists. Our straightforward articles give neurologists tools they can immediately put into practice.