Myositis is classified as a neuromuscular disease, falling under the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Myo = Muscle, Sitis = Inflammation.
MDA clinics are often operated by large teaching universities and with using a multi-disciplinary approach, which means a patient can be seen by health care specialists from a variety of disciplines in a single location and who will collaborate with your other physicians. Specialists can include: neurologists, cardiologists, dieticians, genetic counselors, nurse case managers, physiatrists, physical and occupational therapists, psychologists, pulmonologists, social workers, speech/language pathologists.
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