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Academic & Health Care Centers

Neuromuscular & Neurometabolic Clinic at McMaster Children’s Hospital

1200 Main St. W.
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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Neuromuscular & Neurometabolic Clinic at McMaster Children’s Hospital provides consultation for neuromuscular, neurometabolic, and neurogenetic disorders. It provides services for diagnosis such as EMG, nerve conduction studies, lumbar puncture, muscle biopsy, and skin biopsy procedures. The Clinic also provides exercise, strength, and functional testing for children and adults with neuromuscular diseases and genetic and metabolic consultation for neuromuscular and neurological disorders. The experts here are also capable of performing development assessment for any kind of neuromuscular and neurological disorders.

Conditions treated at the Clinic:

Muscular Dystrophies: Myotonic, FacioScapuloHumeral, Oculopharyngeal, Limb Girdle, Duchenne, Becker’s

Neuropathies: Acquired, Congenital, Metabolic, Toxic, CMT, HSMN, HNPP, CIDP, Guillain-Barre

Myopathies: Toxic, Congenital

Myositis: Dermatomyositis, Polymyositis, IBM

Neurometabolic Disorders: GSD, Fatty Oxidation Defect, Pompe

Neuromuscular Junction Disorders: Congenital, Acquired, Myasthenia Gravis, Lambert-Eaton Syndrome

Neurogenetic Disorders: HSP, SCA, SMA