Muscular Dystrophy

About Your Care and Condition

Muscular dystrophy is a genetic disease that causes varied degrees of muscular weakness. The fear of the unknown is stressful, so let us ease your mind. Our doctors are specialists in muscular dystrophy and know the best way to treat your specific type. We focus on maximizing muscle function and comfort.

Muscular dystrophy is a progressive genetic disorder that weakens the muscles and replaces it with fat deposits. Early signs are delayed walking or frequent falling, which can occur in infancy or adulthood. A quarter of a million kids and adults live with muscular dystrophy. While there's no reversal treatment, physical and drug therapies have been known to slow muscle degeneration.