ABOUT FULL COURT PRESS ON ALS

ABOUT FOUNDER

DR. MICHAEL HONRYCHS

Our founder, Dr. Michael Honrychs, was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) on May 28, 2014—he is currently fighting to survive. Full Court Press on ALS, 501(c)(3), was formed to help major ALS research and medical organizations have an annual revenue stream for research with funding through educational awareness summits and collegiate basketball exhibition/awareness games.Dr. Honrychs has dedicated his life to helping others through his passion for basketball and medicine. As co-founder of the New Jersey based Gym Rats AAU team, Honrychs has helped over 200 young men obtain college scholarships, degrees, and go on to lead successful careers.His medical dentistry practice of over 30 years focused on treating the handicapped and underserved. Through his medical practice, Dr. Honrychs has also provided free care for members of the military, the police, firefighters, and their families. Going a step further, he established a fellowship at his church to provide dental care for the underprivileged at no cost—his list of selfless acts of kindness never ends.

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DISCOVER ABOUT ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS, is a nervous system (neurological) disease that causes muscle weakness and impactsphysical function.ALS is often called Lou Gehrig’s disease, named after the famous baseball player who wasdiagnosed with it. ALS is a type of motor neuron disease that causes nerve cells togradually break down and die. In the United States, ALS is sometimes called “motorneuron disease.” In most cases, doctors do not know why ALS occurs. A small numberof cases are perhaps inherited.ALS often begins with muscle twitching and weakness in an arm or leg, or sometimeswith slurring of speech. Eventually, ALS can affect your ability to control the musclesyou need to move, speak, eat, and breathe. ALS cannot be cured, and it eventually leads todeath, typically within two to five years of diagnosis.

*Sourced from Mayo Clinic Report 

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Full Court Press on ALS
9 Woodstone Drive
Voorhess, NJ 08043
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