Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Integrative, compassionate care for neuromuscular disease

Neuromuscular diseases or disorders affect how the peripheral nervous system controls your voluntary muscles (the ones you move at will). These conditions are usually progressive, meaning they worsen over time.

At Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, we have a team of board certified providers who are committed to the community. We partner with other specialists to provide care for neuromuscular disease in Goshen, Nappanee and Shipshewana, IN.

Types of neuromuscular conditions include:

  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

To make an appointment with one of our experienced, compassionate providers, call (574) 534-2548 .

Recognizing neuromuscular disease symptoms

The signs and symptoms of neuromuscular disorders vary depending on the conditions, but some common features are:

  • Muscle weakness
  • Falling or difficulty maintaining balance
  • Muscle twitches and cramps causing pain
  • Numbness or tingling sensation in certain parts of the body
  • Double vision
  • Drooping eyelids
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Difficulty breathing

How we manage neuromuscular disorders

Our treatment recommendations depend on the type of neuromuscular disease and the underlying cause. Some of these conditions are genetic, while others are triggered by physical injury, viral infections, autoimmune disorders and dietary deficiencies. Sometimes, the cause is unknown.

Starting with the least invasive options, experts at Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine create a treatment plan that’s personalized to your needs and considers your complete well-being.

Neuromuscular disease treatments include:

Dedicated to your healing, our experts can determine the right treatment for you. Call (574) 534-2548 to make an appointment.

Serving Elkhart County and beyond, Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine treats orthopedic conditions and neuromuscular disease in Goshen, Nappanee and Shipshewana, IN.