6 ALS Therapies to Improve Quality of Life

2. Physical therapy. Moving is always important, especially when mobility is worsening by the day. Receiving physical therapy will help ALS patients to improve and strengthen their muscles. A physical therapist can address pain, walking, mobility, bracing and equipment needs that can help maintain independence. With the help of a physical therapist, ALS patients will experience low-impact exercises to maintain a cardiovascular fitness and muscle strengthening exercises, among other things. (Read more about exercises for ALS patients)

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