How to Perform Hand, Foot and Leg Massages for ALS
Physical therapy is important for ALS patients. It helps manage pain, strengthen muscles, ease joint stiffness and improve circulation, which all help to keep patients as mobile as possible.
In this video from Living, not Dying, Chiara demonstrates some hand, leg and foot massages for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients.
Although the video is in Italian, you can see how Chiara performs these simple massages on the patient’s hands and feet and also demonstrates some simple exercises to help stimulate the joints and stretch the muscles in the legs.
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