1. M

    33 years old, weakness, falling

    I am a 33 year old woman, and my symptoms started at the end of April 2015. First my left arm felt strange - tingly, pins and needles, like the circulation to my arm was being cut off, but never numb. Soon after that I noticed my left arm and hand were weak, I could no longer fully extend my...
  2. L

    The darn hand that disengages from my brain at the worst times.

    I have a claw right hand. Thumb is going. Extensor is shot but flexor is still relatively reliable. Yet, every so often -- and ironically this started at least two years prior to any outward symptoms -- my brain and hand disconnect. So whatever, I'm holding just drops to the floor. No warning...
  3. N

    finger claw 2 question

    Once finger claw begins do all fingers wind up going into the palm?
  4. C

    How does a doctor diagnos ALS/MND?

    Hello, I'm new to the forum. Apologies in advance if asking a question already answered. I'm sure I'll figure out how to navigate around the portal. Well, five months ago I started having zaps in my head, dizziness, and trouble walking. I was put on predisone and my walking got better, but...
  5. N

    finger claw

    another wonderful side effect. the forth finger of my left hand has begun ti caw-(move in towards my palm). Only the top joint of the finger. Anything I can do about it?
  6. V

    Waiting for a MRI and EMG next week ... I have questions!

    Hello, My Mom is in her early seventies and for the past year she has thought she had arthritus in her left hand. Fast forward to this past October. She was wearing heels and stepped off of a curb and lost her balance. She fell and also broke her foot. Foot healed fine in a boot and was taken...
  7. M

    A Little Nervous in North Texas

    Hi all. I discovered this forum while looking online for conditions that could imitate ALS. My current neuro thinks I may have ALS but wants me to seek a second opinion at a top center in Texas. At this point I do not know what to think. Obviously I hope my neuro is wrong. I am a 49 y/o...
  8. TheMackle

    Back Again..Deal or don't.

    Cut to chase. Just had second brain MRI and Cervical MRI in 3 months. Both clean! Clinical findings... Right Shoulder muscle atrophy Right hand weakness Right arm weakness Claw hand Drop foot that resolved Started in April as right sided, in October the left leg became involved...
  9. K

    Looking for advice or guidance. Thank You.

    Hi All, After months and months of weird bothersome symptoms, 4 neuro appts, various other appts, I'm here to pick your brain a bit. I've also received very little family/friend support during this time and feel pretty alone and isolated at this point. I'm sort of at a breaking point so I've...
  10. N

    Need Your Help and insight! please, please!

    I am sure that this is a repeat post, possible questions have been answered elsewhere but please, I beg of you to help me. I am pregnant and not dealing with this possible diagnosis very well. I would like to give my background and would appreciate your feedback, help and experience to guide...