Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of spinal muscle atrophy (SMA)?

Updated: Nov 05, 2018
  • Author: Ashish S Ranade, MBBS, MS, MRCS; Chief Editor: Jeffrey A Goldstein, MD  more...
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Physical therapy should be instituted for gentle motion exercises to prevent joint contractures. Physical and occupational therapy may be beneficial for maintenance of strength and endurance, independence in self-care, and educational, social, psychological, and vocational activities. [53, 54]


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