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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

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Amytrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly known as ALS or Lou Gerhig's disease, progressively erodes muscle control throughout the body. With this difficult diagnosis, it can help immensely to meet with one of our caring ALS specialists. We will offer options to improve how you feel and slow the progression of the disease. We focus our skill on enhancing your quality of life.

ALS is a decline of nerve cells in the spinal cord and brain that control your movements. While most cases progress over just a few years, some cases change slowly. Early symptoms may be overlooked, including slurred speech or muscle weakness in arms and legs. Nearly 30,000 Americans live with ALS. Though there’s no cure, therapy and medicine can help extend your life.