Neuromuscular disorders are disorders of the nerves that control the voluntary muscles. One of the causes is the immune system disorder and genetic. More than 2 million people in the United States are affected by such a form of neuromuscular diseases and about 30% of them are under the age18. Diagnosis includes NCV test, biochemical, genetic test, a multi-step process like muscle biopsy etc. The motive of this session is to understand the origin of Muscular dystrophy, Lambert-Eaton syndrome and neuromuscular junction disorder. Further, there will be an interactive conversation on Hyperreflexia, Spasticity and its prevention.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
Myositis, including polymyositis and dermatomyositis