A standing program can help people with ALS and the people that care for them.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive motor neuron disease causing muscle weakness and atrophy throughout the body. This is the definition, but not everyone fits the definition. Each person with ALS will progress and cope with the disease in their own way. Also, each of their family members, friends and caregivers will react differently to this profound situation. What makes a big difference in a person’s day to day life with ALS is minimizing the secondary adverse affects of the disease, keeping what muscle groups that are available strong and maintaining as much quality of life as each person is capable of. Read more