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Experts suggest that a multidisciplinary care approach that includes a variety of medical specialists may help improve overall health and survival in people with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).1
Learn more about the care approaches for people with SMA.
Because every person with spinal muscular atrophy is different, the members, as well as their level of involvement, may change over time according to individual needs and circumstances.1
Learn more about the different care team members.
The characters shown are real patients and the required consent to use their stories has been obtained from the patients and families.
Photographs are for illustrative purposes only.
“Over the last decade there has been increasing evidence of improvements in the natural history of all the SMA types...These improvements are likely to be the result of the recommendations provided in the consensus statement and of new advances in care…” 1
At Biogen, we are committed to supporting those with spinal muscular atrophy and their care team. Our hope for Together in SMA is that, by providing information, we can help you to get the most up-to-date care, and to help guide conversations with your doctors.
Here you'll find information about spinal muscular atrophy and its symptoms, insights into care options, and perspectives from people living with SMA, experienced caregivers and healthcare professionals on topics ranging from nutrition to adaptive equipment.
1. Mercuri E, et al. Diagnosis and management of spinal muscular atrophy: Part 1: Recommendations for diagnosis, rehabilitation, orthopedic and nutritional care. Neuromuscul Disord 2018;28(2):103-115.