Muscular Dystrophy for Parents
Muscular dystrophy is a disorder that weakens a person's muscles over time. People who have the disease can gradually lose the ability to do everyday tasks.
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy for Parents
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is the most common form of muscular dystrophy. It gradually makes the body's muscles weaker.
Becker Muscular Dystrophy for Parents
Becker muscular dystrophy is a genetic disorder that gradually makes the body's muscles weaker and smaller. It causes less severe problems than the most common type of MD, Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Muscular Dystrophy Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents
What teachers should know about muscular dystrophy, and how to help students with MD do their best in school.
EMG (Electromyogram) for Parents
Is your child scheduled to have an EMG? Find out how this test is performed and when you can expect the results.
Bones & Muscles - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Info on breaks, sprains, tears, and other problems that can affect the bones and muscles.
Learn about conditions that can be caused by changes in our genes.
Wheelchairs for Kids
Wheelchairs are a way for some people to be independent, despite illnesses or injuries. Find out more in this article for kids.
Limited Mobility Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents
What teachers should know about students with limited mobility, and how teachers can help them in the classroom.
Scoliosis for Parents
Scoliosis makes a person’s spine curve from side to side. Large curves can cause health problems like pain or breathing trouble. Health care providers treat scoliosis with back braces or surgery when needed.