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February 03, 2015

Keeping Communication Open

Maintaining communication with family and friends is key to leading an independent and improved quality of daily life. Today many assistive devices are available due to advances of technology.

February 03, 2015

Feeding Tube Decisions

What many don't realize is that feeding tubes will allow patients to eat what they most enjoy and diminishes concerns about ingesting enough calories to maintain strength.

February 03, 2015

The Ballert Oxford Collar

Neck support is a challenge that can be met through using the Ballert Oxford Collar developed by Gene Bernardoni, shown here with his assistant. 

February 02, 2015

Mexiletine Hydrochloride May Relieve Cramping

Results of the Mexiletine Phase II clinical trial in 2014 confirm safety and tolerability with the expectation that that the symptom of muscle cramping can be aleviated.

February 02, 2015

Anti-Spasmodic Medications

Rigidity, spasticity and clonus are painful symptoms of ALS/MND but there are several ways they can be alleviated.

February 02, 2015

Rilutek (riluzole)

Riluzole, the generic form of Rilutek, was approved for ALS/MND is 1995, offers a small measure of increased survival and can be beneficial when given in conjunction with other medications.