Living With Spina Bifida (SB)

At MGT, our goal is to enable adults and children who are living with Spina Bifida to live actively and independently. Our flagship product, IKAN Bowler ® is designed to do just that. With the ability to be mounted to virtually any power wheelchair, this product give those who have various forms of lower extremity paralysis a fun activity to fulfill their competitive spirit. This activitie offers an array of therapeutic, social, and recreational benefits.

Over the past two decades there have been major advances in the treatment and prevention of Spina Bifida . MGT is proud to continue to develop innovative products to enhance the lives of those who are living with this condition.

To learn more about living with Spina Bifida, including information on the latest research and how you can help, we invite you to visit the National Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke’s website at: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/spina_bifida/spina_bifida.htm

ANYONE with Spina Bifida that operates a POWER WHEELCHAIR can go WHEELCHAIR BOWLING.

Person in Power Wheelchair

The Three Most Common Types of Spina Bifida Are:

  • Myelomeningocele
  • Meningocele
  • Occulta

Spina Bifida Can Cause Other Conditions Including:

  • Bowel complications
  • Bladder complications
  • Hydrocephalus (excess fluid in the brain)
  • Learning disabilities
  • Depression
  • Latex allergy
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