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Diagnosis

There is no single diagnostic test to confirm ALS. Clinical diagnosis is made from a combination of the following:

  • Neurological exam
  • History
  • EMG/NCV
  • Blood work to rule out other causes
  • Sometimes muscle biopsy and lumbar puncture are performed

Southeast ALS Alliance (sALSa)

The Southeast ALS Alliance (sALSa) is a network of 15 ALS clinics in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The network’s mission is to optimize the care of pALS through collaboration, education, advocacy, and research. sALSa wants to foster the development and growth of expert ALS clinics throughout the southeast to bring excellent care closer to the patients to expand access to research and teaching centers.

The ALS Clinics listed below are part of the sALSa network and provide diagnostic services, multi-disciplinary clinics with physical and occupational therapists, nutrition specialists (dietitians), nurses, social workers and others to treat people with ALS, as well as opportunities for pALS to be involved in clinical trials and other research studies.

GEORGIA

Emory University

Emory ALS Center

www.als.emory.edu  For an appointment call 404-778-3444

Georgia Regents University (GRU) ALS Clinics in Augusta & Macon

Augusta ALS Clinic

Click HERE for website. For an appointment call 706-721-2681

Macon ALS Clinic

Click HERE for website. For an appointment call 706-721-2681

 

ALABAMA

UAB Huntsville ALS Clinic

Click HERE for website. For an appointment call 256-426-9554

Birmingham ALS Clinic

Click HERE for website. For an appointment call 205-934-2120

FLORIDA

Mayo Clinic-Jacksonville ALS Clinic

Click HERE for website. For an appointment call 904-953-0853

University of Miami ALS Clinical and Research Center

Click HERE for website. For an appointment call 305-243-7518

NORTH CAROLINA

Duke ALS Clinic

Click HERE for website. For an appointment call 919-668-2875

UNC ALS Clinic

Click HERE for website.

Carolinas ALS Clinic – Charlotte

Click HERE for website.

Baptist ALS Clinic at Wake Forest

Click HERE for website. For an appointment call 336-716-2309

Catfish Hunter ALS Clinic at East Carolina University

Click HERE for website. For an appointment call 252-847-1779

SOUTH CAROLINA

Greenville ALS Clinic-Greenville Health System

MUSC-Charleston ALS Clinic

Click HERE for website. 

TENNESSEE

Vanderbilt ALS Clinic

Click HERE for website. For an appointment call 615-936-0060

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