Neuromuscular Disorders 1 of 2

Overview:
Many people suffer from nerve disorders that cause them pain or severe weakness. These disorders include muscular dystrophy, shingles, trigeminal neuralgia, and diabetes among others. In this two-part interview with Dr. Neil Porter, viewers will learn how doctors diagnose and treat these problems.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Nerve pain
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Treatments for muscular dystrophy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • EMG testing (Electromyography)

Guest:
Dr. Neil Porter, a neurologist at the University of Maryland Medical Center who specializes in neuromuscular disorders. Dr. Porter is also an assistant professor of Neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: February 26, 2014

         
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