Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a progressive neuromuscular accompanied by significant typically proximal muscle weakness and atrophy due to degeneration of the anterior horn cells of the spinal cord.1  Diagnosis of SMA does not require magnetic resonance imaging...
Chest Physiotherapy in the Well Child

Chest Physiotherapy in the Well Child

Respiratory problems are the leading cause of acute illness and chronic disability in infants and children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Among children with SMA type I and type II, respiratory issues are the most common cause of death. On the other hand, when...