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dubusher

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I live in Edmonds, Washington and I have had ALS for over
> three years, having been diagnosed in November of 2002. At this point
> in my progression (I have limb-onset) I have very little movement of
> my arms and legs. Since I can't move my legs, my hips ache after
> about two to three hours of sleeping. At this point, I have to wake
> up my wife three or more times a night to turn me over. I would like
> to know if you are using either an alternating pressure mattress
> overlay or a low air-loss mattress overlay. I would like to know your
> experiences, the pros and cons, brand names, and costs. I have been
> looking at alternating pressure overlays (2 1/2 inches thick) by
> Tuffcare and Nova, and a low air loss overlay by Sapphire and
Invacare.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Kyle
 

Al

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Hi Kyle. I left a message for you in General ALS Discussion Under heading Looking for Info and Help. Also on the Cdn. Pals website. Hope it helps you out. Al.
 
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