ALS Multidisciplinary Clinics

Louise Wilcox ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic

If you have questions regarding clinic services, please email
Erin Gill, Clinic Coordinator at egill@alsunitedri.org

What is the Louise Wilcox Multidisciplinary ALS Clinic? 

Our Clinic Offers a specialized program of care for the evaluation and management of ALS symptoms. The purpose of the Clinic is to enable the patient to maintain the maximum level of neurological functioning in a supportive and understanding environment. The Clinic is held one to two Fridays a month for people with ALS. It provides an opportunity for patients to see our team of clinicians from a variety of disciplines at one appointment

Services Offered:
  • Neurology
  • Pulmonology
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Registered Dietician

 

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Coordination of Care
What to Expect at Clinic:
  • Our Clinic Coordinator will arrange your appointment and coordinate your aftercare and follow up needs. She works both at the Clinic and at ALS United RI
  • A Speech Language Pathologist will evaluate any speech and swallowing issues and make appropriate diet texture recommendations. A recommendation for an evaluation for a communication device may be made
  • A Registered Dietitian will review the importance of diet and will make any necessary recommendations. This may include dietary adjustments for increase calorie intake, tips for preparing food, and foods to avoid
  • Our Physical Therapist and Occupational Therapist will discuss and make suggestions about prolonging mobility, safety and function. Recommendations may include stretches, adaptive equipment, positioning devices, home modifications, or outpatients or at home therapy

Clinics are held at:

Brown Neurology  
593 Eddy Street 
APC Bldg, 5th Floor
Providence, RI  02903

 

Medical Director Vincent LaBarbera, M.D.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: 401-732-1609