• ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

  • ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) is a disease of the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement.

  • The upper and lower motor neurons are affected progressively. The specialists at Littleton Adventist Hospital conduct tests and exams to patients experiencing ALS including:

    • A physical exam
    • Blood tests
    • Breathing tests
    • Cervical Spine CT
    • Electromoyography
    • Genetic Testing
    • Head CT or MRI
    • Nerve Conduction Studies
    • Spinal Tap

    Our team provides treatment options such as medicines and therapy, and offers various forms of nutritional advice to help with intake and swallowing.

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