A Child Motorized Wheelchair for SMA

Spinal muscular atrophy, also known as SMA, affects the control of muscle movement. An individual with spinal muscular atrophy loses specialized nerve cells referred to as motor neurons, causing muscle weakness and wasting. In severe cases, the muscles used for breathing and swallowing are also affected. There are many types of spinal muscular atrophy. SpinalContinue reading “A Child Motorized Wheelchair for SMA”

Kid Wheelchairs and Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disorder characterized by the loss of motor neurons in the spinal cord and the part of the brain that connects to the spinal cord. The loss of these specialized nerve cells results in muscle weakness and wasting (also known as atrophy) and affects the control of muscle movement.Continue reading “Kid Wheelchairs and Spinal Muscular Atrophy”

Child Wheelchairs and Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disorder that affects the control of muscle movement. SMA is characterized by the loss of motor neurons in the spinal cord and the part of the brain that connects to the spinal cord. The loss of these specialized nerve cells results in muscle weakness and wasting (also knownContinue reading “Child Wheelchairs and Spinal Muscular Atrophy”