Neuromuscular disorders strike 1.5 million Americans annually, afflicting both young and old. Diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, peripheral neuropathy, myasthenia gravis and myopathies are debilitating, often progressive, and sometimes fatal. Weakness, paralysis, respiratory distress and intractable pain caused by nerve and muscle disease dramatically alters quality of life for both patients and families.
The Neuromuscular Center at CTNC is led by Adam Horvit, MD and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of these and other neuromuscular disorders. We offer comprehensive evaluations, including EMG and nerve conduction studies, to achieve accurate diagnosis and state-of-the-art treatment modalities to optimize quality of life.
What is a neuromuscular disorder?
Neuromuscular diseases are acquired or inherited (genetic) conditions that affect some part of the neuromuscular system such as:
We offer a broad range of treatments and services as part of a comprehensive approach to your care. Treatments typically include both medication and physical therapy in a caring and supportive environment. Surgery may also be recommended.
MDA/ALS Clinics of Central Texas
Adam D. Horvit, MD is the Medical Director of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and ALS Association Clinics of Central Texas. They are multidisciplinary clinics and include neurology, respiratory services, physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy.
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Adam D. Horvit, MD is Board Certified in Neurology. The ALS and MDA Clinics of Central Texas at CTNC. He completed a Fellowship in Neuromuscular Disorders and Neurophysiology at Baylor College of Medicine.
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