Spina Bifida . Definitions Causes Characteristics Difficulties Treatments Adaptations. Main Points . C left spine, which is an incomplete closure in the spinal column. Spina Bifida Occulta : (mild). Spina Bifida Meningocele : (moderate).
Spina Bifida Occulta- can function regularly
Meningocele- wear protective braces but can participate in activities.
Myelomeningocele- will need: braces/ crutches/ wheelchairs to get around.Adaptaions
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