Health Facts Plus: Muscle Disorders

Health Facts Plus: Muscle Disorders

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Myositis and Other Inflammatory Diseases of the Muscle (UpToDate)

Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Velocities (Muscular Dystrophy Association) Muscle Biopsies (Muscular Dystrophy Association) Stiffness, Cramps and Twitching (Muscular Dystrophy Association)

Botulinum Toxin Injections: A Treatment for Muscle Spasms (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish

Compartment Syndrome (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Facts about Metabolic Diseases of Muscle (Muscular Dystrophy Association) Also available in Spanish Facts about Myopathies: What Are Myopathies? (Muscular Dystrophy Association) Also available in Spanish Facts about Myopathies: What Are the Symptoms and Treatments for Each Inheritable Myopathy? (Muscular Dystrophy Association) Familial Periodic Paralyses (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Multifocal Motor Neuropathy (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Muscle Contusion (Bruise) (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) Myofascial Pain Syndrome (Beth Israel Medical Center, Dept. of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care) Myopathy (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Myotonia (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary

Diabetic Amyotrophy (American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine) Footdrop (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Muscular Diseases (National Institutes of Health)

Genes and Disease: Muscle and Bone (National Center for Biotechnology Information) Genetics Home Reference: Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (National Library of Medicine)

Atlas of the Body: The Muscles -- Back View (American Medical Association) Atlas of the Body: The Muscles -- Front View (American Medical Association) Atlas of the Body: The Muscles -- Side View (American Medical Association) Muscles (Patient Education Institute) - Requires Flash Player Also available in Spanish

American College of Rheumatology: Geographic Membership Directory (American College of Rheumatology) Find a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician (American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) Find an Orthopaedist (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Muscular Dystrophy Association Also available in Spanish National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Also available in Spanish National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC) (American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine) Congenital Myopathy (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary EMG (Electromyography) (Nemours Foundation) Infantile Hypotonia (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Myotonia Congenita (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Your Multi-Talented Muscles (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish

Bones, Muscles, and Joints (Nemours Foundation) Also available in Spanish

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The primary NIH organization for research on Muscle Disorders is the

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

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Date last updated: 02 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 14 December 2006