Patients with disorders affecting nerves and muscles are evaluated in the Neuromuscular Clinic. Emphasis is placed on evaluation and timely diagnosis, and the special treatment needs of this unique group of patients. Muscle biopsy, electromyography/nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS), and specialized spinal fluid testing are available in addition to clinical consultation services.
Pediatric Motor Disorders Research Program
The Pediatric Motor Disorders Research Program is a closely affiliated, multidisciplinary program that provides sub-specialty evaluation and care for children with movement and motor disorders. This clinic provides opportunities for patients and their families to become involved in on-going research in these disorders.
Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic
Pediatric patients with muscular dystrophies are cared for in the Muscular Dystrophy Clinic, managed in association with the Department of Neurology. The Muscular Dystrophy Association website has information about these disorders, resources for families and ongoing research.