Muscular diseases or Myopathies

Muscular diseases or myopathies are produced by an alteration in the ability to contract muscles efficiently. Although the motor order is generated in the brain, the last link in the chain is the muscle itself. This motor order passes along the neurones, then the nerves, it interacts with the muscle via the motor end plate and, finally, the muscle contracts itself. 

Muscular diseases or Myopathies explained in first person

Professionals and patients explain how you live with the disease
Hereditary diseases today do not have a curative treatment, so most of the treatments are symptomatic. Regarding the acquired ones, 70-80% of inflammatory myopathies have a satisfactory treatment.

Substantiated information by:

Jose César Milisenda
Josep M. Grau Junyent
Sergio Prieto González

Published: 18 November 2020
Updated: 18 November 2020

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