Conditions

From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families. Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.

Muscular Dystrophies

Muscular dystrophy describes a genetic disorder of the muscles that causes the muscles in the body to become very weak. 

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a complex autoimmune disorder in which antibodies destroy neuromuscular connections.

Neuromuscular Disorders

There are many neuromuscular disorders that require clinical care by a doctor or other healthcare professional. Such disorders involve the muscles, and nerves, and the spinal cord. Included are the muscular dystrophies, inflammation of muscle (myositis), spinal muscular atrophies, myasthenia gravis, and neuropathies. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.