Neuromuscular medicine

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The field of neuromuscular medicine is an emerging subspecialty of medicine which focuses on the comprehensive medical management of individuals with neuromuscular disorders. This includes, but is not limited to, disorders of peripheral nerves, muscle and neuromuscular junctions. The field encompasses issues related to both diagnosis and medical treatment of these conditions, as well as relevant rehabilitation interventions to optimize the quality of life of individuals with these conditions. A formal educational process that includes one year of fellowship training following completion of residency training in Neurology or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation has been recently approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.[1]


  1. ^ "Neuromuscular medicine" American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Retrieved 22 June 2012.