Muscular Dystrophy South Australia supports individuals living with all types neuromuscular conditions. It is estimated that 1 in 1000 individuals in SA & the NT live with a neuromuscular condition.
There are many types of neuromuscular conditions, affecting people of all ages. While most neuromuscular conditions appear in infancy or childhood, some others appear in
late adolescence or adulthood. The incidence of persons with a neuromuscular conditions is estimated to be 100 per 100,000 head of population. It is estimated that there are more than 20,000 people in Australia who have some form of neuromuscular conditions.
Researchers and doctors are learning more about the causes of neuromuscular conditions and various treatments are being trailed to slow down or stop the progression of the conditions. Muscular Dystrophy SA aims to assist people living with a neuromuscular condition and their families .