Functional upper limb orthosis designed to enhance movement of the arm for persons with neuromuscular disabilities. Attaches to wheelchair back. My mother had ALS and used this for approximately 2 months before she became too weak to use it. It allowed her to bring her utensil up to her mouth to...
Do you really have ALS?
A diagnosis of ALS or any other motor neuron disease (PLS, PMA, PBP, MMN) is made “by exclusion” (no higher probability presents itself) and by published criteria, most critically symptoms and muscle/nerve tests.
Doctors may legitimately differ on whether you have...
Hi everyone, I have another list of items free of charge for any PALS that may need them.
The shower/commode chair
Shower transfer bench
raised toliet seat with removeable arms
wood transfer board
gel mattress overlay for a hospital bed
the phone you gave us
a gait belt
Well, I'm back in Jersey, and wanted to share a little about the clinic visit last Tuesday. There was a LOT to take in, and honestly, because we went directly from Hopkins on down to Virginia to do some camping, I have not even opened all of the literature we were given.
The clinic's director...