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Neuromuscular Conditions

Symptoms evaluated by neuromuscular specialists:

  • numbness
  • tingling
  • abnormal skin sensations (paresthesias)
  • limb pain
  • facial pain
  • back pain
  • weakness
  • muscle twitching
  • cramping
  • fatigue
  • speech difficulty (dysarthria)
  • swallowing difficulty (dysphagia)
  • certain forms of respiratory difficulty (dyspnea)
  • double vision (diplopia)
  • droopy eyelids (ptosis)

Diseases managed by neuromuscular specialists:

  • peripheral neuropathy (also known as polyneuropathy)
  • carpal tunnel syndrome and other disorders of peripheral nerve entrapment
  • myopathy (such as those due to congenital disease, metabolic disease, mitochondrial disease, medications, and toxins)
  • myositis (such as inclusion body myositis, dermatomyositis, and polymyositis)
  • muscular dystrophy (such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy)
  • myotonic dystrophy
  • myasthenia gravis
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gherig's Disease
  • radiculopathy (nerve impingement in the spine)
  • brachial plexopathy
  • lumbosacral plexopathy
  • facial neuropathy (Bell's Palsy)
  • hereditary spastic paraparesis
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and other hereditary neuropathies
  • spinal muscular atrophies
  • poliomyelitis
  • stiff-person syndrome
  • Guillaine-Barre syndrome
  • chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)
  • neuropathies related to vasculitis, systemic disease, infection, nutritional deficiency, malignancy, toxins, endocrine disease, and other conditions
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Las Vegas Clinic is a Center of Excellence for the Diagnosis and Management of Rheumatologic and Neurologic Disorders