Physical and Mobility Impairment Information Document List

Summary: Our library below features 12 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Mobility Impairments category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.

Mobility Impairments Publications

Dystonia: Types, Causes and General Overview
Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder characterized by involuntary muscle contractions, which force certain parts of the body into abnormal, sometimes painful, movements or postures..
Publish Date: 2015/10/28 - Updated: 2018/10/28

Foot Drop: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments
Information regarding foot drop, a sign of an underlying muscular, neurological, or anatomical issue.
Publish Date: 2015/07/09 - Updated: 2021/08/09

Dopa-Responsive Dystonia: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments
Information regarding Dopamine-responsive dystonia (DRD), a genetic movement disorder which usually manifests during early childhood.
Publish Date: 2015/05/01 - Updated: 2021/08/18

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.
Publish Date: 2011/09/06 - Updated: 2018/10/08

Prenatal Heart Defects in Spinal Muscular Atrophy Cases
Spinal muscular atrophy is caused by loss of a gene known as SMN1.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2010/08/11 - Updated: 2010/09/28

Movement Disorder Symptoms Lessened by Antibiotic
Drug candidates for uses in treatment of dystonia Parkinsons disease and other neurological disorders.
Publish Date: 2010/03/10

Natural Hormone may Protect Muscle from Atrophy
Researchers have found a potential new treatment for the common problem of muscle atrophy.
Publish Date: 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.
Publish Date: 2009/04/07

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Genetics
BMC Medicine details the first research focused on human muscle tissue atrophied due to a genetic condition.
Publish Date: 2009/04/07 - Updated: 2020/03/25

Friedreich's Ataxia: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment
Friedreich's Ataxia an inherited disease that causes progressive damage to the nervous system resulting in muscle weakness speech problems and heart disease.
Publish Date: 2009/04/01 - Updated: 2023/01/28

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.
Publish Date: 2009/03/11 - Updated: 2010/07/03

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