Specialists at NYU Langone are experts at diagnosing and treating inflammatory myopathies, such as polymyositis, dermatomyositis, and inclusion body myositis. These conditions involve chronic muscle inflammation, weakness, and loss of muscle throughout the body.
NYU Langone’s Neuromuscular Disease Center, sponsored by the Muscular Dystrophy Association, provides long-term care for children and adults with muscle diseases. The specialists there offer diagnosis, treatment, and physical therapy on an outpatient basis.
Treatment at NYU Langone
Doctors at NYU Langone prescribe medication based on the type of muscle disease that’s causing your symptoms, as well as physical therapy to help you regain your strength and range of motion.