As the name suggests, neuromuscular disorders affect both the muscles and the nerves.1 This section will help to show how the nerves and muscles work together and where most neuromuscular disorders originate. It will also give you more information on the signs and symptoms of neuromuscular diseases and their relationship with developmental milestones.
Being aware of developmental milestones is an important consideration for your child’s health. While developmental delay may be nothing to worry about, it can sometimes be a sign of a muscle disorder
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