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Physiotherapy for ALS

Physiotherapy for ALS

Manchester Neuro Physio understands how living with ALS can impact on all areas of a person's life including their families and we aim to support people with ALS regardless of the stage of their condition. We aim to maximise a person's quality of life by providing advice and support and keeping people as active as possible.

Physiotherapy for ALS may include:

  • Exercises and stretches to keep joints and muscles supple
  • Pain management advice
  • Advice and provision of equipment to maintain your independence as long as possible e.g. mobility aids
  • Advising those who care for you on appropriate manual handling techniques e.g. how you assist in and out of bed
  • Education on minimising secondary complications
  • Liaising with other professionals as appropriate e.g. occupational therapists, speech and language therapists
  • Providing advice re: chest care (breathing exercises and chest clearance techniques)

Benefits of physiotherapy include:

  • Improved quality of life
  • Improved confidence
  • Improved independence
  • Maintenance of range of movement
  • Reduced muscle stiffness
  • Reduced joint stiffness
  • Reduced risk of developing a chest infection
  • Reduced pain levels
  • Reduced anxiety

To book an appointment call 0161 883 0066, Book now or alternatively request a free phone consultation.


To book an assessment or for more information please email call 0161 883 0066 .