- Jun 19, 2006
- West Virginia
My husband had a bike wreck yesterday. His als is in his hands, arms and speech but not in his legs. Much to my dismay, he was taking this bike ride but he is a fighter and the als has not stopped him from doing anything yet. Anyways, I took him to ER because he landed hard on his shoulder, head and ribs. They said nothing showed up on x-rays. They put his arm in a sling for 3 days. He is in a lot of pain! My question - in the back of my mind I remember Dr. Guttman saying something about not overdoing, etc. because if he would injure a muscle or damage his muscle, in an als patient it wouldn't rejuvenate, or something like that. He's unable to move his arm today - does this mean he might never be able to move it again? Thanks for anyone's help.