Exercise and motor neurone disease

What advice should a neurologist provide to ALS patients about exercise?

In the midpoint of the 1938 season, it became clear there was a problem. James Kahn, a reporter who wrote often about Gehrig, wrote in one article:
“I think there is something wrong with him. Physically wrong, I mean. I don’t know what it is, but I am satisfied that it goes far beyond his ball-playing. I have seen ballplayers ‘go’ overnight, as Gehrig seems to have done. But they were simply washed up as ballplayers. It’s something deeper than that in this case, though.” […]

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I Never Met a Curry I Didn’t Like

For enhanced audio enjoyment click here: Handsome Devil From our roving JNNP Web Editor Clare Caldwell This month’s JNNP Featured Patient may well have been a fan of the educational philosopher Maynard Hutchins, whose most memorable quip remains, “whenever I feel the need to exercise, I lie down until it goes away.” Imagine our patient, […]

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