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Neuromuscular Program

The Neuromuscular Program provides special expertise in evaluating and treating disorders of the peripheral nervous system, neuromuscular junction and muscle. Disorders for which specific diagnostic or treatment protocols are available include:

  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other motor neuron diseases
  • diabetic polyneuropathy
  • hereditary neuropathy
  • inflammatory and degenerative myopathies
  • inflammatory neuropathies
  • metabolic myopathy including mitochordrial disorders
  • myasthenia gravis (MG) and other disorders of the neuromuscular junction
  • muscular dystrophy (MD)
  • toxic neuropathy


Please visit the Neuromuscular Disorders webpage on the website for the clinic location and phone number. See also: ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease and other Motor Neuron Diseases web page.

Affiliated Centers

In order to provide excellence in treatment and research, U-M has created two other centers to target specific neuromuscular conditions:

Motor Neuron Disease/ALS Center
Provides information about the clinical and research efforts underway for ALS/motor neuron disease patients in Michigan.

U-M Peripheral Neuropathy Center
Provides information about the multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the peripheral nerves and muscles.


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