Comprehensive Care for Neuromuscular Diseases
Northwestern Memorial Hospital is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report and is at the forefront of treatment for neuromuscular disorders.
The Northwestern Medicine Neuromuscular Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital provides treatment for a full range of neuromuscular conditions. Our mission is to provide the highest quality care and treatment for patients with neuromuscular disorders, while advancing new therapies and uncovering the causes and cures of neurological diseases.
Our physicians have extensive experience diagnosing and treating neuromuscular disorders and many of them are national leaders in their field.
Meet the Neuromuscular Disorders Teams
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Congenital Myasthenia Syndromes
- Congenital Myopathies
- Cramp-Fasciculation Syndrome
- Elevated Creatine Kinase
- Inclusion Body Myositis
- Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
- Mitochondrial Myopathy
- Motor Neuron Disease
- Muscle Disorders
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Myasthenia Gravis
- Myotonic Dystrophy
- Neuromuscular Junction Disorders
- Neuromyotonia (Isaacs syndrome)
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Spinal Muscular Atrophy
When it comes to neuromuscular disorders, prompt diagnosis and treatment is crucial to ensuring a better quality of life. But because symptoms of neuromuscular disorders overlap and mimic those of other diseases, diagnosis can be difficult and often delayed. The specialists at the Northwestern Medicine Neuromuscular Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital offer the latest diagnostic tools to diagnose neuromuscular diseases.
To address the physical, emotional and mental challenges of your disease, our multidisciplinary teams include experts from multiple fields including:
- Genetics testing
- Occupational therapy
- Pain management
- Sleep medicine
- Social work
- Speech therapy