Itching

Ever had an itch you can't scratch?  Or been somewhere in public when to scratch the itch was beyond protocol? Ogden Nash opined: "Happiness is having a scratch for every itch!" Itching is a byproduct of ALS. Every ALS discussion board has inquiries about finding relief for intense itching. Suggestions range from hot showers, to scratching …

How to freeze up a wheel on an electric wheelchair with a garbage bag

Five years ago I was riding my trusty Felt-135 road bicycle 24 miles per day to the Gulf and back. Today I sit and ride all day in my Quickie 710 Electric Wheelchair. Quite a change! But not to be daunted, so far I’ve racked up over 500 miles in my neighborhood jaunts on my …

May is ALS Awareness Month

Awareness is critical to our goal of ending ALS forever. The more people know about ALS, the more they get involved, and the more they support ALS advocacy and research. Through that support, we’ve made great strides toward finding potential treatments for ALS. But we need your help to spread the word and keep the …