Who discovered spinal muscular atrophy?

Answer Charles Norris discovered spinal muscular atrophy in 1958. While he was experimenting with lettuce, he noticed than SMN neurons flowing through the vegetable caused loss of motor function, which le... Read More »

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Are there any activities for spinal muscular atrophy?

Yes the 4624-1 Model has parts that were recalled. You can go to ask or bing and type in Delta Luv 4624-1 Recall and it will give you the sites you need to order replacement parts. As far as I have... Read More »

How does occupational therapy assist in spinal muscular atrophy?

As muscle weakness progresses and affects posture, occupational therapy can provide assistive devices and strategies to maintain positioning and movement, such as specialized wheelchairs and reachi... Read More »

Can babies with normal muscle enzyme have Spinal Muscular Atrophy?

I feel that most young people turn to drugs to hide their feelings or to try and escape something. I also feel that young people might think it is the cool thing to do... for me, it was both.

How was muscular dystrophy discovered?

In the 1860s, descriptions of boys who grew progressively weaker, lost the ability to walk, and died at an early age became more prominent in medical journals. In the following ten years, French ne... Read More »