At Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Neuroscience Institute, our physicians have specialized training in diagnosing and treating this complex neuromuscular disorder. We provide a precise diagnosis and help manage your child’s symptoms using the most effective therapies available.
Symptoms depend on the type of spinal muscular atrophy:
At AHN, our physicians use the latest tests to pinpoint a precise diagnosis, including:
While there is no cure for spinal muscular atrophy, treatments can help manage symptoms and prevent complications. Spinal muscular atrophy can affect children to varying degrees.
We understand the impact spinal muscular atrophy can have on your child’s life. Our specialists work with you to tailor a treatment plan to your child’s needs. This collaborative approach provides a high level of personalized care.
Treatment options include: