The Spina Bifida statistics for Michigan are as follows: Around 4.71 babies are born with this medical condition out of 10,000 births in the state of Michigan. The data was taken during the years of 2001-2005. The data show an increase in the number of babies affected with SB. An estimated 4,712 people having this health issue are living in Michigan.

There are 3.2 million women who are in the family way in the state. Many are at risk of bearing children affected with this disease. Around 4 percent of the population, which is 400,140 people, is of Hispanic origin. The state of Michigan has five SB clinics which provide help and assistance to people affected with this medical problem.

The SB clinics are present in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Lansing, Royal Oak, and Grand Rapids. The SB Association of West Michigan offers resources and support services in the state.

Spina Bifida Clinics in Michigan

Children’s Hospital of Michigan

Myelomeningocele Care Center

3901 Beaubien

Detroit, MI 48201

Phone: 313-745-5226

Web site: www.chmkids.org

 

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Center

235 Wealthy SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Phone: 616-242-0390

Web site: www.maryfreebed.com

 

Sparrow Hospital

Myelodysplasia Clinic

1200 E. Michigan Avenue, SPB Suite 145

Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: 517-364-5415

Web site: www.sparrow.org

 

UMHS Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

325 E. Eisenhower, Box 0744

Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Phone: 734-936-7200

Web site: http://www.med.umich.edu/rehabeng/index.htm

 

William Beaumont Hospital

Outpatient Neuromuscular Clinic

3535 W. Thirteen Mile Road

Royal Oak, MI 48073

Phone: 248-551-2040

Web site: www.beaumonthospitals.com

 

Spina Bifida Charity in Michigan

Lisa Raman

C/o Pat Bierwaltes, coordinator

Myelomeningocele Care Center

Children’s Hospital of Michigan

3950 Beaubien Blvd.

Detroit, MI 48201

Email: iraman@sbaa.org

Web site: www.sbaofmi.org

 

Spina Bifida Support Groups in Michigan

235 Wealthy SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Email: wmisbo@gmail.com
http://web.archive.org/liveweb/http://www.wmspinabifida.org/contact.htm

 

Spina Bifida Camps for Children in Michigan

Bay Cliff Health Camp

N4175 County Road KCA

P.O. Box 310

Big Bay, MI 49808

Contact: Tim Bennett

Voice: (906) 345-9314

Email: baycliff@baycliff.org

Web site: www.baycliff.org

 

Camp Fish Tales

2177 E. Erickson Rd

Pinconning, MI 48650

Voice: (989) 879-5199

Email: cft@campfishtales.org

Web site: www.campfishtales.org

 

Camp Grace Bentley

8250 Lakeshore Rd

Burtchville, MI 48059-1234

Contact: Nancy Perri

Voice: (810) 327-6621

OR: (313) 962-8242

Email: campgrace@hotmail.com

Web site: www.campgracebentley.org

 

Sports & Activities in Michigan

Cannonsburg Challenged Ski Association

P.O. Box 352

Ada, MI 49301

Phone: 616.874.3060

Web site: http://www.skiccsa.org/

 

Jr. Pacers Wheelchair Basketball

Wolverine Family YMCA.

6555 Jupiter Ave, Belmont, MI.

Web site: http://www.grwsa.com/jrbb.htm

 

Bay Cliff Health Camp

N4175 County Road KCA

P.O. Box 310

Big Bay, MI 49808

(906) 345-9314

Fax: (906) 345-9890

Email: baycliff@baycliff.org

Web site: http://www.baycliff.org/site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=106&Itemid=134

 

Mary Free Bed’s Pediatric Community Therapeutic Recreation

235 Wealthy SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

616.242.0352

Email: PedsCommunityRec@MaryFreeBed.com

Web site: http://www.maryfreebed.com/Rehab-Services/Pediatric-Adolescent-Program/Clinic-Services/Pediatric-Community-Recreation-Programs

 

Mary Free Bed Wheelchair and Adaptive Sports

235 Wealthy SE

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

800.528.8989

Email: info@maryfreebed.com

Web site: http://www.maryfreebed.com/

 

Storm Michigan Wheelchair Rugby

6781 Rattalee Lake Rd Clarkston,

Michigan 48348

989.771.5530

Email: nick@fusionmedical.com

Web site: http://www.stormrugby.com/

 

Michigan Adaptive Sports

4301 Orchard Lake Road

Suite 180/B 200

West Bloomfield, MI  48323

Web site: http://michiganadaptivesports.org/