|Related to/Also known as|
|Symptoms of Muscular Dystrophy
||The muscular dystrophies are a group of neuromuscular disorders. These conditions are characterised by the loss of muscle strength, as progressive muscle wasting or nerve deterioration occurs. Many, but not all, are inherited.|
|Types||Please see the Muscular Dystrophy UK website to find details of all types of neuromuscular conditions.|
|Useful national contacts||
Myotonic Dystophy Support Group
|Children & young people||A guide for parents: children with muscle-wasting conditions (Muscular Dystrophy UK)
An introductory guide for families with a child newly diagnosed with muscular dystrophy or an associated neuromuscular condition
|Online resources||Muscular dystrophy (NHS Choices)
|News and events|
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Muscular Dystrophy and on a wide range of disability-related issues.
This includes a copy of the book Myotonic Dystrophy: The Facts.