Child Wheelchairs for Arthrogryposis

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenital (AMC) is the congenital joint contracture in two or more areas of the body. Children who are born with AMC experience muscle shortening due to abnormal fibrosis of the muscle tissue. This causes those with arthrogryposis to be unable to perform active extension and flexion in the affected joint or joints. AMCContinue reading “Child Wheelchairs for Arthrogryposis”

Pediatric Wheelchairs and Arthrogryposis

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenital (AMC) is the congenital joint contracture in two or more areas of the body. The word “Arthrogryposis” originates from Greek and means “curving of joints.” Children who are born with joint contractures experience muscle shortening, due to abnormal fibrosis of the muscle tissue. Because of this, they are unable to perform activeContinue reading “Pediatric Wheelchairs and Arthrogryposis”