Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)/Lou Gehrig's Disease
The only ALS center in West Michigan, Saint Mary’s ALS program works in partnership with Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital and Michigan State University. It is the 38th ALS center in the country to be certified by the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and includes an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, physiatrists, pulmonologists, neuropsychologists, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, dietitians, respiratory therapists and wheelchair specialists.
- Drug research trials
- Basic and social science research
- Respiratory treatments
- Speech therapy and augmentative communication
- Patient support groups
- Nurse case management
- Holistic medical care
- Orthotic mobility
- Diaphragmatic pacing
- Palliative care
- Satellite clinic in Traverse City
- Equipment loan closet
- Physical and occupational therapy
For more information, or to schedule a consultation, please call us at 616-685-5050, or toll free at 877-702-5050.