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FDA Grants Rare Pediatric Disease Designation to SRK-015 for SMA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the designation of rare pediatric disease to SRK-015, an investigational treatment for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), its developer, Scholar Rock, announced. This designation is given to therapies that are intended to treat serious or life-threatening disorders…

Hip Flexor Stretching For Patients With SMA

In previous articles, we have discussed different techniques for manual stretching to improve functional mobility and range of motion for Michael, my patient with SMA. We have discussed the importance of maintaining and increasing range of motion in joints such as ankles, knees, hips, elbow, hand, and cervical spine. These…