Muscular Dystrophy: Wheelchair Needs

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Muscular Dystrophy

Sometimes Muscular Dystrophy is defined by the wasting of muscle tissue; it is a genetic disease that affects people without prejudice.

There are different types of Muscular dystrophy such as myotonic, limb-girdle, congenital, distal, becker, duchenne, oculopharyngeal, and others. All of them are inherited through the parents.

To become independent while suffering from MD, you may require a wheelchair to get around. A manual wheelchair with companion handles may be the best type of wheelchair out there for this condition, any people suffering from severe MD, can also look into a reclining chair or a tilting wheelchair for more advanced features.

 

 

 

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Other Information

Muscular dystrophy – Mayo Clinic

Muscular Dystrophy Association: MDA

Muscular dystrophy – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

 

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