Category Archives: Neuromuscular Disease

Myasthenia Gravis – a Q&A with Adam Todd MD

Adam Todd MD is a Board Certified Neurologist with Noran Neurological Clinic.  As a certified electromyographer, he additionally performs EMGS for both his own patients and for other providers’ patients when ordered.  He has special interests in neuromuscular disorders, epilepsy, … Continue reading

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Meet Our Neuromuscular and Myography Subspecialists

We have 34 adult and pediatric neurologists at Noran Neurological Clinic, and all are very experienced in treating patients with neurological disorders of all kinds. Furthermore, each of our providers is expertly trained in evaluating and treating patients with carpal … Continue reading

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Diabetic Neuropathy – Prevention, Symptoms, and Treatment

As a neurology specialty group, we regularly see patients who have been battling the affects of diabetes on the nervous system.  Unfortunately, poorly controlled or severe diabetes can lead to damage of the nerves – most commonly, the feet in … Continue reading

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Great resource to find free or low cost medication programs

Medications can be a very important part of managing a medical condition, often in conjunction with other therapies and healthy lifestyle.  Unfortunately, as many patients know, they can also be one of the most expensive aspects of a treatment plan.  What some … Continue reading

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Family Fit Lifestyle Month

Many people start out the new year with a resolution for themselves to lose those pounds that have accrued over the last year – or sometimes just over the holidays.  However, January is Family Fit Lifestyle month, and a great … Continue reading

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September 25th is International Ataxia Awareness Day

Today, September 25th, is International Ataxia Awareness Day.  Ataxia can describe either a symptom of a disorder that causes difficulty with coordination, or can be a disorder in itself from a group of neurological degenerative diseases.  Ataxia typically involves lack … Continue reading

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CIDP – How is it treated? What can you do if a loved one or child is diagnosed?

Regular follow ups with your primary care doctor and neurologist can help to manage ongoing aspects of this disease and address exacerbations before they have time to progress.  Many times, patients who are suffering from a flare of CIDP symptoms … Continue reading

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Get involved in the fight to treat ALS!

How can you get involved in the fight to find a treatment for ALS? Get involved in a fundraising walk through the ALS Association or the ALS Therapy Development Institute.  The Walk to Defeat ALS helps raise money that is … Continue reading

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It is ALS Awareness month! What do you know about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)?

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, more commonly called ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a neurodegenerative disease of the motor neurons, which communicate between the brain/spinal cord and muscles throughout the body and allow us to choose to move our arms and … Continue reading

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What is a EMG/NCS and why am I having one?

What are EMG and NCS? Electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies (NCS) are two tests used to help diagnose nerve and muscle disorders.  EMG measures electrical impulses in the muscles and NCS measure the speed and intensity of electrical signals … Continue reading

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