Overcoming sleep problems
Scott Porterfield of Hilliard, Ohio, says he's occasionally had to spend the night in his wheelchair because he's found it impossible to get comfortable in bed.
Porterfield, who's 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds, has Becker muscular dystrophy and enough muscle weakness to keep him nearly immobilized without mechanical aids. His shoulders are uneven, making the left one higher than the...
Respiratory care can improve quality of life
Second of a two-part series. Read the first part: "Breathe Easy: Options offered for respiratory care."
Options offered for respiratory care
This is the first of a two-part series on respiratory care, which concludes with "A Breath of Fresh Air."