Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic

Pediatric neuromuscular disorders include muscular dystrophies, myopathies, Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT), hereditary polyneuropathies, myasthenia gravis, and spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), affecting children of various ages that causes difficulty in motor function in the legs, hands, and arms, as well as problems with breathing and swallowing.
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Some patients can have a heart disease. Pediatric neuromuscular disorders caused by a change in a gene, but symptoms can begin at any age.

Our Approach

M Health Fairview’s multidisciplinary pediatric Muscular Dystrophy Care Center is part of our Muscular Dystrophy Association-affiliated commitment to comprehensive clinical care in neuromuscular disorders. Team members include pediatric neurologists board-certified in Neuromuscular Medicine, a nurse-coordinator, physical therapist, a pulmonologist (physician expert in managing breathing difficulty), a cardiologist (physician expert in heart disease), a nurse-coordinator, physical therapist, and a research coordinator who directs our muscular dystrophy research at the University of Minnesota. Our clinic offers comprehensive diagnostic work up, cutting edge therapies and supportive care.
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