SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY (SMA) AND MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

Spinal Muscular Atrophies and Muscular Dystrophies present with diverse symptoms and differ with the age of onset, mode of inheritance, distribution of muscle weakness and progression of symptoms.

In addition to skilled physical therapy intervention setting up the home and school environments for success with the appropriate positioning, bracing, therapeutic equipment and family training is vital for independent function.

We have found that good team communication between neurology, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, surgery and genetics is essential in your child meeting the motor goals most important to you. We believe that by performing treatment in the best environment for your child we have the best chance at working out issues that are preventing your child functioning at their best possible level.