Ryan Levinson

Ryan Levinson struggles just to put on a hat due to FSHD — yet still manages to rescue people on the high seas

posted on May 19, 2010 - 5:39pm
“Even though I struggle to put a hat on my head or walk up a staircase, I can still operate in 40- to 60-foot waves and provide a service that may save someone’s life.” Ryan Levinson, 38, lives life to the fullest, and he’s not going to let a disease like facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSH) deter him.

People of different ages and different muscle disease symptoms describe their exercise routines

posted on April 1, 2009 - 7:08am
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 2
Breathing Easier In September 2008, Mary Gallo, 38, learned about a local pulmonary rehabilitation gym called Oxygym. She contacted her pulmonologist, who wrote a prescription for Oxygym’s restrictive lung program.
posted on November 1, 2008 - 4:14pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 6
Kristin Duquette of East Hartford, Conn., who has facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD), is determined to swim in the 2012 Paralympics in London.

Cyclist defies exercise odds, challenges paralympics

posted on September 1, 2004 - 2:10pm
Active and athletic since childhood, Ryan Levinson of San Diego has devoted his life to a variety of sports, including sailing, SCUBA diving, surfing, windsurfing, kayaking and kiteboarding (a cross between windsurfing and paragliding).