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Physical & Mobility Impairments: Information & News Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Mobility Impairments category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

  1. Foot Drop: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
    Information regarding foot drop, a sign of an underlying muscular, neurological, or anatomical issue - Published: 2015-07-09
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Movement Disorder Symptoms Lessened by Antibiotic
    Drug candidates for uses in treatment of dystonia Parkinsons disease and other neurological disorders - Published: 2010-03-10
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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


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