The Spina Bifida statistics for Missouri are as follows: About 4.58 babies are affected with this disease out of 10,000 babies. The data was collected from the years 1998-2002. In the state of Missouri an estimated 2,708 people have been affected with this medical condition. Around 1.8 million women are in the family way and many are at a risk of delivering babies born with SB. The number of people of Hispanic origin in the state of Missouri is 3 percent of the population, which equals 177,350 people (which has a higher risk of being affected with SB).

There are four SB clinics that are located in Missouri, which provide help and assistance to people affected with this health issue. Two SB clinics are located in St. Louis, while one SB clinic is present in Columbia. Kansas City too has one SB clinic which provides aid to patients affected with SB.

Spina Bifida Clinics in Missouri

Pediatric Specialty Clinic

1101 Hospital Drive

Columbia, MO 65212

Phone: 573-884-3952

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

 

Children’s Mercy Hospital

Spinal Defects Clinic

2401 Gillham Road

Kansas City, MO 64108

Phone: 816-234-3005

Web site: http://www.childrens-mercy.org/

 

Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital

Myelomeningocele Clinic

1465 South Grand Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63127

Phone: 314-268-4178

Web site: www.cardinalglennon.com

 

Shriner’s Hospital for Children

2001 S. Linberg Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63131

Phone: 314-432-3600

Web site: http://www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/Hospitals/Locations/StLouis.aspx

 

Spina Bifida Support Groups in Missouri

SB Kansas City

P.O. Box 1041

Belton, Missouri 64012

816.277.9087

Email: info@sbkc.org

Web site: http://sbkc.org/

 

Spina Bifida Camps for Children in Missouri

UCP Easter Seals Heartland, Manchester Center

13975 Manchester Road

Manchester, MO 63011

Contact: Shari Clay

Voice: (314) 994-1600

Fax: (314) 994-0179

Email: sclay@ucpeastersealsheartland.org

Web site: www.UCPEasterSealsHeartland.org

 

Sports & Activities in Missouri

Disabled Athlete Sports Association (DASA)

1236 Jungerman Rd. Suite D,

St. Charles, Missouri 63376

Email: kellyb@dasasports.org

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