The Importance of Nutrition and Exercise for SMA Patients


While there is still no cure for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), there are some ways to manage the disease in order to improve the quality of life for the patients.

Did you know that regular exercise was seen to protect motor neurons in spinal muscular atrophy animal study? 

In this FightSMA, watch Dr. Charlotte Sumner, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, talk about the benefits of exercise and good nutrition for SMA patients.

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