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

At the end of this session:

  • You will be able to describe in general terms how the major neuromuscular disorders are diagnosed and why this process is important.
  • You will be able to identify some of the early signs and symptoms of the more common NMDs such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy and myotonic dystrophy.
  • You will be able to find information on the early signs and symptoms of other NMDs.
  • You will also be able to summarise the different ways in which neuromuscular disorders may progress.
  • Finally, you will be aware of some of the main physical effects of NMDs.
Session 2  Physical Experiences