sleep apnea

Overcoming sleep problems

posted on October 1, 2000 - 3:07pm
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...

Overcoming sleep problems

posted on October 1, 2000 - 3:07pm
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...