pain

ALS researcher Adriano Chiò discusses what’s been learned about why ALS hurts

Posted on Monday, July 1, 2013 - 09:00, By: Amy Madsen
It used to be said that pain isn't associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Used to. Although typically not considered a primary consequence of ALS, researchers and clinicians are realizing that pain does play a role for people with the disease. In fact, in a pair of recent studies...

Don’t tough it out — addressing pain symptoms improves quality of life, says an ALS nurse

Posted on Monday, July 1, 2013 - 09:00, By: Amy Madsen
Pain in ALS is very personalized, says "The ALS Nurse," Mary Beth Geise. "If you're experiencing it, don't ignore it — follow your feelings and seek help."

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