Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a hereditary (running in families) disorder that progressively destroys the motor nerve cells (neurons) leading to muscle weakness and wasting (atrophy). Read more: How Common Is Spinal Muscular Atrophy? Article
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Back Pain: Common Spine Problems
That stack of little bones along the center of your back has a key role to support and control your body. What happens when...
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Fractures of the spine (vertebra) can cause severe "band-like" pain that radiates around from the back to the side of the body....
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