Muscular DystrophyA group of inherited disorders that cause progressive muscle weakness and deterioration, muscular dystrophy (MD) includes:

  • Becker’s muscular dystrophy
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy
  • Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSMD)
  • Limb-Girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD)
  • Myotonia congenita
  • Myotonic dystrophy

Providence’s specialized team of clinicians sensitively care for patients suffering from end stage forms of muscular dystrophy, while expert scientists make ongoing progress in unraveling these conditions at the cellular level. In addition to providing state-of-the-art services, Providence patients may also qualify for participation in clinical drug trials and research studies conducted at area hospitals.

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