What are Neuromuscular Disorders?
This refers to diseases that affect the nerves that control voluntary muscles and the nerves that communicate sensory information back to the brain. There are nine common types of neuromuscular disorders:
Can physiotherapy help people with neuromuscular disorders?
Yes. Physiotherapy is a key part of the treatment plans for people living with neuromuscular disorders and the end goal of physiotherapy is to help you maintain functions for as long as possible.
What are the causes of neuromuscular disorders?
Certain drugs and poisons
What are the symptoms of neuromuscular disorders?
Muscle weakness that can lead to twitching, cramps, aches and pains
Muscle stiffness and spasticity
Numbness, tingling or painful sensations
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