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.

To find an MDA clinic near you click www.mda.org/locate

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Myositis Support and Understanding Association (MSU) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to improve the day-to-day lives of Myositis patients. MSU is a patient-centered organization, founded by Myositis patients, for Myositis patients, and believes education, support, advocacy, and assistance are keys helping patients and caregivers. As a nonprofit, we rely on donations for funding and volunteers to help manage a fast growing organization.

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Hi, this may be interesting to you: Myositis is a part of the MDA! The link is included below: https://understandingmyositis.org/myositis-part-mda/ --- Myositis Support and Understanding is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.