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  • Cure SMA
  • She has received funding from the National Institutes of Child Health and Development, the National Institutes of Neurologic Disease and Stroke, Cure SMA, Fight SMA, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the SMA Foundation, the Pediatric Neurotransmitter Disorder Foundation, and the Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood Foundation. (massgeneral.org)
  • clinical trials
  • She has directed or collaborated in numerous clinical trials and studies in children and adults with spinal muscular atrophy(SMA), alternating hemiplegia of childhood (AHC),inherited disorders of neurotransmitter biosynthesis and metabolism (Segawa disease, DHPR and PTPS deficiency), and other disorders, including childhood-onset ataxias and neurodegenerative disorders. (massgeneral.org)
  • Isis
  • CARLSBAD, Calif. , Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today that the first child in the 12 mg group was dosed in the ongoing Phase 2 study evaluating ISIS-SMN Rx in children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). (biospace.com)
  • congenital
  • To establish inter- and intrarater reliability for determining severity grades of the Congenital Muscular Torticollis Severity Classification System. (lww.com)
  • include
  • Most of the conditions that develop after the first two years of life include physical therapy in the treatment plan in order to improve mobility and joint movement. (cedars-sinai.edu)
  • They may include machines to help with breathing, nutritional support, physical therapy, and medicines. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The visits will include questions, physical exam, blood drawing, and sometimes X-rays and a skin biopsy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Children
  • The goal is for the reader to obtain not just the medical perspective, but also nursing, occupational, physical and speech therapy, psychology, home care, etc., in providing the most comprehensive care for children. (iospress.com)
  • therapist
  • Sarah Simeone, physical therapist, joined the Neurogenetics Unit working with Dr. Swoboda in 2015. (massgeneral.org)
  • When necessary, a physical therapist may recommend braces, a wheelchair or other devices that can help your child move better. (mercy.com)