ALS studious grateful for new clinics in Southern Oregon – KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI
September 19, 2015 - als
Medford, Ore.– Between a ALS Association and a unequivocally dedicated Neurologist, Southern Oregon now has dual new clinics in Grants Pass and Medford. They’re specific to ALS or Lou Gerig’s disease. It debilitates engine skills and eventually leads to death. There’s no heal and usually one remedy accessible for it.
Carolyn Rice was diagnosed with a illness final Oct and now she has a formidable time walking and speaking.
She said, “I have to re conclude myself and i occur to have a unequivocally smashing father we couldn’t imagine..”
Rice is a former Grants Pass High propagandize art teacher who for a many partial has a had a plain life. But now that she has to understanding with ALS she see’s life in a opposite way.
“The universe is still fascinating and pleasing a colors a people and we theory we conclude things….more when we see…you see them adult close.”
She is grateful to have a hospital in Grants Pass differently she would have to expostulate to San Francisco, bend, or Portland. And is grateful for her father Donald who has been her stone all along a way. “Iwould never have know how good he is…except for some things that have happened int he final year.”
Neurologist, Dr. Eric Lee pushed for a hospital and says it’s critical for people with ALS. “Addressing equiptment needs is outrageous since we break a flesh such as in a arm you’re going to find that you’re going to need collection and things that can assistance we in your day to day activity.’
And pronounced it’s a collaborative effort. “We saw a genuine need for a hospital that is a republic far-reaching module where we get together a garland of specialties including earthy therapy, occupational therapy, debate therapy.”
All of a Physicians and Therapists were lerned by a ALS Association.
NBC5 News contributor Roma Villavicencio comes from Southern California where she reported for Garden Grove TV Channel 3.
She is a connoisseur of a journalism/communications module during Cal State Fullerton.
Roma is unequivocally unapproachable of her Mexican heritage. She is bi-lingual and looks brazen to portion a Hispanic community.
She loves food, song and a San Francisco Giants. She lives by a aphorism “viva la vida!”