Abstract:Introduction: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a disabling neurodegenerative disease, which compromises locomotion and functional independence. As the goal of physical therapy is to maintain the individual's locomotion capacity and independence as long as possible, it is necessary to gain a better understanding of the possible factors associated with the loss of this capacity. Objective: To evaluate functional ambulation in patients with ALS and possible factors associated with its decline. Methods: … Show more
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