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Muscular dystrophy (MD) is a progressive disease that causes muscle weakness and loss of muscle mass. There are many different types of muscular dystrophy that affect people differently and range ... Read more
Coping with a chronic illness is challenging, both physically and emotionally. Often the illness can change the way we look, making us feel self-conscious or embarrassed. This is not helped ... Read more
CAP-1002 is a cardiac cell therapy that is currently being investigated in clinical trials for the use of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)-related cardiomyopathy. MORE: Nine other areas of research ... Read more
In this video from MoveForwardPT, a physical therapist (PT) from the Children’s National Medical Center talks about role PTs play in optimizing movement for children with muscular dystrophy (MD) and ... Read more
In this video from the Muscular Dystrophy Association, young adults living with muscular dystrophy (MD) reminisce about their experience at the MDA’s summer camp. MORE: Firefighters “fill the boots” for muscular ... Read more
Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is a genetic disease where the muscles in the face, shoulder blades, and upper arms become severely weakened over time, although other muscles can also be ... Read more