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Meet Casey Kafena, MSN, AGACNP-BC, our Director of Clinical Services

Casey Kafena is our nurse practitioner and Director of Clinical Services. She works very closely with all of our physicians and provides very compassionate care to our patients. She created and currently manages our ALS clinic and is involved in most areas of our practice. Why did you choose to specialize/work in neuromuscular disorders? I have …
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Sara’s ALS Story

When thriving, 37-year-old Sara Wheeler who has a background in nursing began to experience strange sensations in the outer extremities of her hands and feet, the ominous “what if?” of having ALS flashed through her mind. Commonly called Lou Gehrig’s disease, but scientifically referred to as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS is a neurodegenerative disease that …
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Provider Profile: Dr. Yessar Hussain, MD

Our founder, Dr. Yessar Hussain is not only a brilliant physician, but he’s also beloved by his patients for his caring disposition and dedication to treating neuromuscular disorders. He’s one of the few neuromuscular specialists in the state who is board certified in neurology, neuromuscular medicine, electrodiagnostic medicine, and clinical neuromuscular pathology. But besides his …
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Marathon Runner Turns ALS Diagnosis into New Personal Challenge

At first, the diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (commonly referred to as ALS) seemed nothing short of devastating. Austin resident and athlete Bill Corrigan (62 years old) had trained and completed 11 full marathons and was graciously ready for all that was still to come in life. After he noticed himself tripping without any reason, …