Mobility Conditions


Wheelchair Propellers: Love Your Shoulders!

Giving shoulders TLC for a lifetime of health and independence.

Is ALS in Your Genes?

A new study reveals that more than one-third of all amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) cases might be tied to genetics.

ALS Association Begins Investing "Ice Bucket Challenge" Funds

Research projects are top of the list, the organization announces.

National MS Society Announces Millions of Dollars for New Research

Projects focus on stopping disease progression, restoring lost function in patients, and eliminating MS completely.

Families of SMA Is Now Cure SMA

Spinal muscular atrophy organization will continue to work toward treatments and cures for the top genetic cause of death among infants.

Isis Pharmaceuticals Announces Phase 3 Study for Infants with SMA

Dosing with ISIS-SMN Rx is scheduled to begin within weeks.

ReWalk Exoskeleton Gets FDA Clearance for Home Use

Manufacturer says each system will be custom fit to its consumer.

Isis Pharmaceuticals Announces Phase 3 Study for Infants with SMA

Dosing with ISIS-SMN Rx is scheduled to begin within weeks.

It's Hot Out There!

Protect Yourself from Heat Dangers This Summer

WHO: New 2014 Polio Cases Threaten Eradication Efforts

International travel is suspected of helping the virus to spread.

Families of SMA Announces New Research Grant

Project involves SMN2 genes that could partially compensate for defective SMN1 genes.

Cerebral Palsy Clinical Trial to Use Stem Cells

A new study will compare effectiveness of stem cells taken from stored cord blood and bone marrow.

Leslie Schneider

What It's Like...

Living with Limb Loss

Leslie Schneider describes her journey in a new documentary.

Infants with SMA Sought for NeuroNEXT Study at UCLA

Nationwide research project hopes to study the progression of the disease.

Indego exoskeleton

One Step Closer

Walking Exoskeletons Inching Toward Retail

For people with spinal cord injury, the nearest and greatest technology hope for walking again is the current class of exoskeletons.