Disclaimer before joining our the Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, P.C. “LIKE” Campaign:
Whether we get 10 Facebook likes or 1,000 we will still continue to donate to the Chron’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). As we’ve learned through our giving over the years, these diseases hit close to home for several of our staff members and patients. Simply getting everyone we know to “like” our Facebook page won’t change anyone’s life, this we already know. However, at NSO, we think of our patients and staff as one united community. We want to share in our giving by donating as a community. When we send a check to CCFA this season, it will be from our NSO community and everyone that participated in our “LIKE” campaign. However, we still have a long way to go until we get to 1,000 likes and 1,000 participants in our CCFA contribution. Whether you or someone close to your heart suffers from one of these diseases or you just really enjoy being a part of a bigger cause, please take a few moments to spread the word and share our Facebook with your friends and family. Tell them to like our page and be a part of our contribution. From the NSO physicians and staff and those suffering from Chron’s & Colitis along with their friends and families, we thank you. To learn more about the CCFA cause, please continue reading below.
One more reason we are donating this season! (www.ccfa.org)
All gifts made by 12/31 will be matched – dollar for dollar – up to $200,000! All generous donations help provide support and care to the over 1 million Americans struggling with IBD, including approximately 150,000 children. Every contribution helps fund groundbreaking research that leads to better treatments and cures for Crohn’s and Colitis – and gets us closer to defeating this terrible disease forever! Click here to view more information on CCFA donations >>
What is Chron’s Disease? (www.ccfa.org)
Named after DR. Burrill B. Crohn, who first described the disease in 1932 along with colleagues Dr. Leon Ginzburg and Dr. Gordon D. Oppenheimer, Chron’s disease belongs to a group of conditions known as Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD). Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract.
[…] Crohn’s disease may affect as many as 700,000 Americans. Men and Women are equally likely to be affected, and while the disease can occur at any age, Crohn’s is more prevalent among adolescents and young adults between the ages of 15 and 35. Click here for more information on Crohn’s Disease >>
What is Ulcerative Colitis? (www.ccfa.org)
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease of the large intestine, also known as the color, in which the lining of the colon becomes inflamed and develops tiny open sores, or ulcers, that produce pus and mucous. The combination of inflammation and ulceration can cause abdominal discomfort and frequent emptying of the colon.
[…] Ulcerative colitis may affect as many as 700,000 Americans. Men and Women are equally likely to be affected, and most people are diagnosed in their mid-30s. The disease can occur at any age and older men are more likely to be diagnosed than older women. Click here for more information on Ulcerative Colitis >>
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