Neuromuscular Disease Group Overview

Neuromuscular diseases affect the function of muscles due to problems with the nerves and muscles in your body. The most common symptom of these diseases is muscle weakness.

Mayo Clinic neurologists provide comprehensive evaluation of these diseases, including electrodiagnostic studies and other tests.

Conditions and symptoms


Doctors are active in clinical and laboratory research to improve the diagnosis and treatment of people with neuromuscular diseases.

Read about research in neuromuscular diseases and ALS.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.

March 21, 2020