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 Southeast Michigan muscular dystrophy clinics

The Neuromuscular Group at Wayne State University Physician Group has very active Muscular Dystrophy Association clinics. 

More than 40 different disorders of muscle, motor neuron and peripheral nerve disorders are seen in these clinics. 

Muscular Dystrophy Association Transitional Care Programs in southeast Michigan

We are pleased that our MDA clinics have been selected as one of six  nationwide chosen to develop transitional care programs.

In these programs, the MDA works to facilitate the transition of care from pediatrics to adults in their patients, who are now living longer than ever before.

What is Muscular Dystrophy?

Muscular Dystrophy, or MD, is a genetic disorder where muscles that control movement in the body weaken. 

There are several different forms of muscular dystrophy that affect different muscle groups. These forms include:

  • Myotonic
  • Duchenne
  • Becker
  • Limb-girdle
  • Facioscapulohumeral
  • Congenital
  • Oculopharyngeal
  • Distal
  • Emery-Dreifuss

Muscular Dystrophy treatment

New therapeutic options are available for treatment at WSUPG, including enzyme replacement therapy for Pompe’s Disease

For more information about MD at WSUPG, or to schedule an appointment with one of our board-certified neurologists, call 313- 745-4275.