Reblog: Let’s Get Physical: The ALS Exercise Debate

Let’s Get Physical: The ALS Exercise Debate AUGUST 8, 2018 BY RICK JOBUS   IN COLUMNS, NOTES FROM THE ALS FRONT - A COLUMN BY RICK JOBUS. “Use it, or lose it.” That was the motivational summary statement during my first post-ALS diagnosis physical therapy (PT) session. As my condition’s horrific prognosis continued percolating in my brain, I replied, … Continue reading Reblog: Let’s Get Physical: The ALS Exercise Debate

8.14.18 Jake Recaps the Ouray 100 Mile Endurance Run

Ouray 100 Mile Endurance Run ***LONG POST WARNING*** I signed up for Ouray back in February when I struck out of the lottery races I entered. Immediately after registering, I sent Charles Johnston, the Race Director or RD, a note that said, "I just signed up for your God-forsaken race. See you in July." I meant … Continue reading 8.14.18 Jake Recaps the Ouray 100 Mile Endurance Run

Reblog: Physicians Asked to Help ALS Patients Die…

Physicians Asked to Help ALS Patients Die Must Evaluate Motivations, Alternatives, Case Report Says AUGUST 13, 2018 BY JOSE MARQUES LOPES, PHD IN NEWS. Physicians who help amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients die should carefully evaluate their motivations, capacity, and care goals, while also discussing alternatives with their patient, according to researchers. An ALS patient case and commentary, “How Should … Continue reading Reblog: Physicians Asked to Help ALS Patients Die…