Overview

Treating 40+ Types of Muscular Dystrophy

Treating 40+ Types of Muscular Dystrophy

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The Muscular Dystrophy Clinic is sponsored by the Muscular Dystrophy Association and provides a multidisciplinary clinic serving the needs of adults and children with over 40 types of neuromuscular disorders. These disorders include all forms of muscular dystrophy, spinal muscle atrophy, and hereditary neuropathies like Charcot Marie Tooth disease.

The clinic is an  MDA Care Center and recognized as a Center of Excellence  for Charcot Marie Tooth disease.

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Conditions We Treat

We provide treatment and care for over 40 types of neuromuscular disorders for both children and adults. Conditions we treat include:

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Preparing For Your Visit

If you have a neuromuscular disorder, many day-to-day activities can be overwhelming. Before your visit with us, we want to make sure you know what to expect. Please read how to prepare for your visit.

Resources

We also know that living with a neuromuscular disorder can be challenging. We've collected a list of resources to help patients, their families, and the community learn to successfully manage neuromuscular disorders.

Outreach Clinic

We hold an outreach Muscular Dystrophy clinic in St. George twice a year in the spring and fall. Please contact the number above to find out the specific dates of the outreach clinic and schedule an appointment.

Clinical Trials & Research

Physicians in our neuromuscular program are deeply involved with research. Working alongside scientists, our neuromuscular specialists continue to find ways to discover and improve care and treatment for children and adults with different disorders. This advancement not only takes place in clinical settings but also in lab environments.

What Is a Clinical Trial?

A clinical trial is a research study where doctors, scientists, and researchers explore if a certain treatment or device is safe and effective. Please see our complete list of clinical trials.

What Is a Natural History Study?

Natural history studies are observational studies that researchers use to better understand a disorder. Please see our complete list of ongoing natural history studies.

The Utah Program for Inherited Neuromuscular Disorders (UPIN)

The Utah Program for Inherited Neuromuscular Disorders (UPIN) is a perfect example our physicians’ engagement in research. Learn more about UPIN’s research team, events, and current studies.