The Neuromuscular Program at Arkansas Children's Hospital is dedicated to treating infants, children and teens with neuromuscular disorders.

Neuromuscular disorders include a wide range of conditions including:

  • Myopathies
  • muscular dystrophies
  • neuropathies
  • neuromuscular junction disorders (such as myasthenia gravis)
  • motor neuron diseases (such as spinal muscular atrophy)

Multidisciplinary Neuromuscular Clinics that we offer:

  • Dystrophinopathy clinic: children with Duchenne and Becker Muscular dystrophies
  • Muscular dystrophy clinic: children with other types of muscular dystrophies, myopathies, and myasthenia gravis
  • SMA clinic: children with spinal muscular atrophy
  • Neuropathy clinic: children with inherited neuropathy (Charcot Marie Tooth disease) and acquired neuropathy, such as CIDP
  • Undiagnosed neuromuscular clinic: children with suspected neuromuscular disorders with no confirmed diagnosis

Specialties involved in providing comprehensive multidisciplinary care include:

  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Rehab Medicine
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Genetics
  • Pediatric Neuropsychology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Orthotics/Prosthetics
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Nutrition Services
  • Social Work

Electromyography Laboratory

Our dedicated electromyography (EMG) laboratory combines the expertise of neurologists specializing in neuromuscular disorders with technology to offer the latest in electrodiagnosis: EMG, nerve conduction studies, repetitive nerve stimulation, single fiber EMG.


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