2017 · Insights

Allied Professionals Forum 2017, Boston: A view from the podium


The APF precedes the International Symposium on ALS/MND by one day, but still attracts a global audience. It enables professionals from a wide range of disciplines to gather from around the world and share experience on the treatment and care of the disease. I had the privilege of presenting at the Brussels APF three years…… Continue reading Allied Professionals Forum 2017, Boston: A view from the podium

2017 · Insights

The 100 collars project: A multi-centre evaluation of the HeadUp cervical orthosis


A revolutionary new collar which will benefit people with MND and others with weak neck muscles was launched at the Symposium. People with MND can experience head drop as a result of neck weakness, which in turn can cause pain and difficulties with communication and swallowing. In the past, many of the cervical orthoses available…… Continue reading The 100 collars project: A multi-centre evaluation of the HeadUp cervical orthosis