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Frequently Asked Questions

We encourage care givers and people affected with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC)  to join our support facebook group AMCSI.  What is Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (commonly called AMC)? The recognized definition of Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congentia is a condition that causes congenital contractures of two or more body parts. It is not a diagnosis but a umbrella term...
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Find Support

AMCSI  is here every step of the way, providing resources and guidance, annual conferences, mini-meetups and ways to connect with others online. Stay connected with the AMCSI community through our Facebook page. There are also support groups around the world. The Arthrogryposis Group (TAG) in the UK Arthrogryposis Association of Ireland The Australian Arthrogryposis Group (TAAG)...
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Words to Know

Amyoplasia–Is a condition characterized by a generalized lack in newborn of muscular development and group, with contracture and deformity at most joints. AFO- ankle-foot-orthosis- A brace typically made of plastic that is worn on the lower leg and foot to support the ankle and hold the foot in the new corrected position. Casting- typically a...
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Personal Journey’s of Those Living with AMC

 Theresa Lucas An Artist, Adult with AMC • http://www.theresalucas.com Ward Foley An Adult with AMC, insprational speaker and two-time author. • http://www.wardfoley.com Jennifer Keeton An adult with AMC. • http://perfectly-unperfect-jen.blogspot.com/ Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli • http://www.lazylegz.com  Misha Arthrogryposis: Against the Odds Misha is an AMCer who loves to dance, laugh out loud, and is overall happy….

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