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Please note, this information is not meant to replace the advice from a medical professional. You should consult your health care provider regarding specific medical concerns or treatments.
The MSRRTC is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research under cooperative agreement H133B080025, from 2008-2013. The information developed by the MSRRTC does not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government (Edgar, 75.620 (b)).