A doctor who specialises in conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord and nerves. This doctor often directs and coordinates the DMD care team.
A health professional who works with patients to improve muscle and joint function.
A health professional who helps children develop the skills to perform everyday activities.
A doctor who specialises in bone and joint disorders.
A doctor who specialises in diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
A doctor who specialises in diseases of the lungs.
A nurse who specialises in providing care for patients with DMD.
A professional who provides social, psychological, emotional and practical support for patients and families with DMD. They also provide guidance on services, equipment and funding.
A professional who helps families adjust to a DMD diagnosis, putting them in touch with services they might need and working with schools to make sure they have the right equipment and systems in place.
A health professional who specialises in medical genetics and counselling.
A health professional who provides nutritional therapy and/or advice to patients and their families.
Ask your doctor to put you in touch with your care team. This is the group of specialists who work together to provide the best and most appropriate care for the person with DMD
(excluding UK and Ireland)
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