Muscular Dystrophy Free Materials

The Diagnosis and Management of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy-A Guide for FamiliesCdc-pdfExternal [6.66 MB / 66 pages]External
Read the family-friendly clinical care guidelines for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.


Muscular Dystrophy: A Public Health ChallengeCdc-pdf Cdc-pdf[1.46 MB / 2 pages]
Researchers at CDC are working on ways to improve the health and quality of life for people living with muscular dystrophy.


Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy: A fact sheet for parents and familiesExternalExternal
Information on diagnosing and managing facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.


Congenital Muscular Dystrophy: A fact sheet for parents and families.ExternalExternal
Information on diagnosing and managing congenital muscular dystrophy.


Limb-Girdle and Distal Muscular Dystrophy: A fact sheet for parents and familiesExternalExternal
Information on diagnosing and managing limb-girdle muscular dystrophy and distal muscular dystrophy.


Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy: A Guide for SchoolsCdc-pdfExternal Cdc-pdf[866 KB / 20 pages]External
A guide for teachers and other school personnel who work with students living with facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.


Physical Therapy & FSHDCdc-pdfExternal Cdc-pdf[666 KB / 20 pages]External
A guide to assist physical therapists and patients in developing an individualized plan of care for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.


Facts About Rare Muscular DystrophiesCdc-pdfExternal Cdc-pdf[1.11 MB / 19 pages]External
Overview of congenital, distal, Emery-Dreifuss, and oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophies, as produced by the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


Facts About Myotonic Muscular DystrophyCdc-pdfExternal Cdc-pdf[1.19 MB / 15 pages]External
Learn about myotonic muscular dystrophy, as produced by the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


Facts About Facioscapulohumeral Muscular DystrophyCdc-pdfExternal Cdc-pdf[631 KB / 12 pages]External
This fact sheet outlines FSH muscular dystrophy, as produced by the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


Facts About Limb Girdle Muscular DystrophiesCdc-pdfExternal Cdc-pdf[675 KB / 11 pages]External
Read about limb-girdle muscular dystrophies, as produced by the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


Facts About Duchenne and Becker Muscular DystrophiesCdc-pdfExternal Cdc-pdf[650 KB / 13 pages]External
Read an overview of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy, as produced by the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


JAMA Patient Page on Muscular DystrophyCdc-pdfExternalExternal
Read the Journal of the American Medical Association’s Patient Page on muscular dystrophy.