Background to NMDs

This module looks at what neuromuscular conditions are and the physical and psychological experiences of those living with NMDs.

It contains three sessions which will give you a basic understanding of the medical background and what it may be like to live with a neuromuscular condition.

Session 1 What are NMDs?

Session 1 What are NMDs?

This session gives you background information about neuromuscular disorders on which the other sessions will build. It looks at the effects of NMDs, the main causes, the incidence and recent research. Session Length: 17:11 mins
Session 2 Physical Experiences

Session 2 Physical Experiences

In this session, physical experiences of those living with NMDs are reviewed. It includes information on diagnosis, signs and symptoms and progression of NMDs. Session Length: 19:27 mins
Session 3 Psychological Experiences

Session 3 Psychological Experiences

This session looks at the psychological experiences of those living with NMDs. It reviews the impacts of diagnosis, the grief and loss process and social and community issues. Session Length: 23:01 mins