Treatment at Mayo Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Treatment at Mayo Clinic


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Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system conditions (neurology) and other doctors treat people who have congenital myopathies.

Congenital myopathies can't be cured, but doctors can help you manage your condition and symptoms. Treatment may include several options.

  • Genetic counseling. Genetic counselors may help you understand the genetics of your condition.
  • Medications. Medications may help treat symptoms of some myopathies.
  • Nutritional and respiratory support. You may need nutritional or respiratory support as your condition progresses.
  • Orthopedic treatments. Orthopedic support devices or other treatments, such as surgery to correct or improve scoliosis, may help you manage your condition.
  • Physical, occupational or speech therapy. Physical, occupational or speech therapy may help you manage your symptoms.
April 30, 2014