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Neuromuscular Disorders

The ANH Neuroscience Institute has nationally leading specialists from a variety of medical fields who provide a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating an array of neuromuscular disorders. We determine exactly what your condition is, develop the most effective treatment plan specific to your condition and help manage your disorder and symptoms throughout your life. Our research endeavors – and collaborations with other specialists – gives you direct access to the latest treatments and clinical trials so that you are always receiving the most effective treatment and care.

Neuromuscular disorders affect the nerves that control voluntary muscles and the nerves cells (neurons) that communicate sensory information back to the brain. When the neurons become unhealthy or die, communication between the nervous system and muscles breaks down. As a result, muscles weaken, decrease in mass and can eventually waste away, which is called atrophy.

The conditions treated at the AHN Neuroscience Institute include:

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease)
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth and other inherited neurological diseases
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Myopathy (polymyositis, dermatomyositis, inclusion body myopathy)
  • Myositis
  • Peripheral nerve disorders
  • Spinal muscular atrophy