The neuromuscular system involves our nervous system and muscles working together to control, direct and allow movement of the body. Movement-related disorders include motor neuron disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, Huntington's disease, muscular dystrophy and polio.
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Topic: Muscular dystrophy
People affected by muscular dystrophy have different degrees of independence, mobility and carer needs.
Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies lead to similar patterns of muscle weakness.
Muscular dystrophy is not just a childhood disorder, but can occur at any age.
Facio-scapulo-humeral muscular dystrophy is generally considered less serious than other forms of muscular dystrophy.