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Neuromuscular Disorders

Last updated: 13th Jan 2021

Neuromuscular Disorders are a broad group of conditions that impair muscle function either directly (muscles) or indirectly (nerves or neuromuscular junctions). These disorders cause muscle wasting and can also cause twitching, spasticity or paralysis.

Examples of neuromuscular disorders are:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - motor neurone diseases
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Spinal muscular atrophy

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