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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Techniques for Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

  • M. Sinaki
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 209)

Abstract

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a relentlessly progressive disease that has no known cure. Physicians often equate a diagnosis of ALS with a death sentence, and frequently no therapy is applied.

Keywords

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Supportive Device Wrist Extensor Mayo Foundation Rehabilitation Technique 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Sinaki
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationMayo Clinic and Mayo FoundationRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Physical Medicine and RehabilitationMayo Medical SchoolRochesterUSA

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