Physical & Mobility Impairments: Information & News Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Mobility Impairments category.

Publication List:

Foot Drop: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
Information regarding foot drop, a sign of an underlying muscular, neurological, or anatomical issue - Published: 2015-07-09
Dopa-Responsive Dystonia: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options
Information regarding Dopamine-responsive dystonia (DRD), a genetic movement disorder which usually manifests during early childhood - Published: 2015-05-01
Family Members, Friends, and Caring for People with Mobility Disabilities
Ways people can help family members who have a permanent or temporary disability involving mobility impairment - Published: 2011-09-06
Prenatal Heart Defects in Spinal Muscular Atrophy Cases
Spinal muscular atrophy is caused by loss of a gene known as SMN1 - Published: 2010-09-28
Spinal Muscular Atrophy May Also Affect the Heart
It may be important to monitor heart function in patients with spinal muscular atrophy - Published: 2010-08-11
Movement Disorder Symptoms Lessened by Antibiotic
Drug candidates for uses in treatment of dystonia Parkinsons disease and other neurological disorders - Published: 2010-03-10
Natural Hormone may Protect Muscle from Atrophy
Researchers have found a potential new treatment for the common problem of muscle atrophy - Published: 2009-06-12
Weight Gain Early in Life Leads to Mobility Disabilities in Adulthood
Carrying extra weight earlier in life increases the risk of developing problems with mobility in old age - Published: 2009-04-07
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Genetics
BMC Medicine details the first research focused on human muscle tissue atrophied due to a genetic condition - Published: 2009-04-07
Friedreich's Ataxia Information
Friedreich's Ataxia an inherited disease that causes progressive damage to the nervous system resulting in muscle weakness speech problems and heart disease - Published: 2009-04-01
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Information and Facts
Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease or CMT is a slow progression of weakness in the muscles as well as atrophy or wasting in the feet lower legs forearms and hands - Published: 2009-03-11