The Neuromuscular Disorders Clinic specializes in the evaluation and the newest treatment of the entire spectrum of neuromuscular disorders. The Program deals with the diagnosis and treatment of nerve, plexus and spinal root injuries and their complications. We also deal with injuries or illnesses of the peripheral autonomic nervous systems, such as familial dysautonomia. Some of the diseases treated include Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy, Myotonic Dystrophy, Polymyositis, Myasthenia Gravis, Peripheral Neuropathy, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)The Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Treatment Clinic at the University of Kentucky began in 1989. The Neurologists have extensive experience with treating a wide range of conditions with botulinum toxin, in particular spasmodic torticollis (cervical dystonia).
Treated Disorders Include:
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Motor Neuron Disorders
Post Polio Syndrome
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Neuromuscular Junction Disorders
Spasmodic Torticollis (Cervical Dystonia)