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Physical & Mobility Impairments: Information & News Document List

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

Publication List:

NOTE: Though articles may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

  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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