muscle walk

Meet Ayden Watts and his team of 'wall crawlers'

posted on July 14, 2015 - 3:11pm
Six-year-old Ayden Watts, who was diagnosed with Becker muscular dystrophy at age 2, loves Spider-Man.

News and updates from the MDA community

posted on April 21, 2015 - 9:05am
Quest Spring 2015
A True Advocate: Kristin Stephenson, MDA’s new vice president of Policy and Advocacy, discusses her new role and her personal connection to MDA

MDA Muscle Walk connects MDA families and raises critical funds for lifesaving treatments and cures. So are you ready to join us?

posted on January 5, 2015 - 9:25am
Quest Winter 2015
When Lizzie Chamberlain of Jacksonville, Ill., was 2 years old, her physical development relative to other children began to plateau — and then decline. Lizzie received a diagnosis of type 3 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). 

News and updates from the MDA community

posted on January 9, 2014 - 9:07am
Quest Winter 2014
Featured in this issue: Muscle Walk in full swing across the country; anti-bullying advocate with Friedreich's ataxia publishes new book; MDA Clinical Conference to be held in March; MDA Team Momentum hits the ground running; Shamrocks program raises millions for the cause; MDA Art Collection achieves milestone; accessible playground database now available; Muscular Dystrophy Coordinating...

Actor Max Adler is 'making a muscle for MDA' in honor of his late mother and grandmother with FSHD

posted on July 1, 2011 - 4:20pm
QUEST Vol. 18, No. 3
The hit TV show “Glee” launched actor Max Adler into the national spotlight as football player and bully Dave Karofsky. But it’s his late mother’s fight with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy that launched him toward MDA’s Muscle Team.