BOCA RATON, FL –February 21, 2018 – Juvy Villanueva, PT, DPT, CSRS, MSCS, C/NDT, Senior Physical Therapist
at the Gloria Drummond Physical Rehabilitation Institute, has been recognized
as a multiple sclerosis (MS) certified specialist. Juvy is the first in
the state to receive this recognition through the National Multiple Sclerosis
Society’s Partners in MS Care program.
Partners in MS Care is a National Multiple Sclerosis Society program that
recognizes and supports quality care by encouraging strong partnerships
between clinicians and the Society. Juvy has been acknowledged as a committed
provider through demonstration of her knowledge and experience in caring
for patients living with MS.
“A recognition of this caliber commends Juvy’s dedication to
providing high quality care to her patients,” said Genie Lieberman,
Director of the Gloria Drummond Physical Rehabilitation Institute. “The
Institute continues to partner with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
to provide rehabilitation to those affected by MS.”
Multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central
nervous system, interrupts the flow of information within the brain, and
between the brain and body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling
to blindness and paralysis. The disease affects more than 2.3 million
“We are proud to partner with Juvy and her team to enhance coordinated
rehabilitative care for the over 2,000 people who live with MS in Palm
Beach County alone,” said Robin Nunley, President of the Society’s
South Florida office. “In earning this recognition, Juvy has demonstrated
a strong commitment in MS care, making a tremendous impact on people who
are affected in our community.”
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society funds cutting-edge research, drives
change through advocacy, facilitates professional education, collaborates
with MS organizations around the world, and provides programs and services
designed to help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.
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