Treatment[ edit ] The treatment of arthrogryposis includes occupational therapy , physical therapy , splinting and surgery. Since arthrogryposis includes many different types, the treatment varies between patients depending on the symptoms. These surgeries are explained below. Passive enhancement[ edit ] There are a number of passive devices for enhancing limb movement, intended to be worn to aid movement and encourage muscular development. For example, the Wilmington Robotic Exoskeleton is a potential assistive device built on a back brace, shadowing the upper arm and forearm.
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Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita Support, Inc offers an information page on Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita. Please click on the link to access this resource. NORD is a patient advocacy organization for individuals with rare diseases and the organizations that serve them. In-Depth Information Medscape Reference provides information on this topic. You may need to register to view the medical textbook, but registration is free.
The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition. Access to this database is free of charge. PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita.
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Artrogriposis múltiple congénita
Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita