From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families. Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.
Muscular dystrophy describes a genetic disorder of the muscles that causes the muscles in the body to become very weak.
Spinal muscular atrophy is a genetic disease that affects the spinal cord and nerves, resulting in muscle wasting and weakness.
Spina bifida is a condition in which there is abnormal development of the back bones, spinal cord, surrounding nerves, and the fluid-filled sac that surrounds the spinal cord.
Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for skeletal dysplasia, a bone disorder that causes dwarfism.