Muscle Diseases

Muscle Diseases

What are Muscle Diseases?

Neuromuscular diseases, or muscle disorders, affect the function of muscles due to problems with the nerves and muscles in your body. The most common symptom of these diseases is muscle weakness. Other symptoms can evolve to pain or even paralysis.

Conditions and Symptoms of Muscle Diseases

·     Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
·   Botulism
·   Congenital myasthenic syndromes
·   Congenital myopathies
·   Cramp-fasciculation syndrome
·   Elevated creatine kinase
·   Fasciculations
·   Inclusion-body myositis
·   Lambert-Eaton syndrome
·   Mitochondrial myopathy
·   Motor neuron disease
·   Muscle disorders
·   Muscular dystrophy
·   Myasthenia gravis
·   Myotonic dystrophy
·   Neuromuscular junction disorders
·   Neuromyotonia (Isaacs syndrome)
·   Peripheral neuropathy
·   Polymyositis

Muscle Diseases Treatment at NEUROMED

Our neurologists provide comprehensive evaluation of these diseases, including electrodiagnostic studies and other tests.