When you have a muscle-wasting condition – or are supporting someone who has – it’s vital to have access to the right information and advice. We’re here to help you get the support and care you need, wherever you live.

Whether you want to know more about a condition or about the practicalities of living with a muscle-wasting conditions, we’re here for you.

We offer a personal support system for people at their point of need, with a specialist helpline and free information. Last year we responded to more than 25,000 requests for help.

We can help you get the equipment, services and financial support you are entitled to. We can put you in touch with someone who knows what it’s like to live with muscle-wasting conditions. And our Support hub can show you support and services near you – including specialist teams and NHS Centres of Excellence.



  • Sheonad

    Help your GP to learn more about muscle wasting conditions

    Earlier this month Muscular Dystrophy UK launched the f

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  • MD UK - Luca Fernandes 090315-6

    Impact of diagnosis: coverage highlights

    Muscular Dystrophy UK reveals our survey findings

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  • Chemistry Research Laboratory, Oxford

    Exciting progress update on the utrophin up-regulation programme

    The Muscular Dystrophy UK research team together with t

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  • Michaela_Marathon

    Move a Mile for Michaela

    Michaela has always dreamt of completing a marathon

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Events calendar

  • 28

    South West Muscle Group meeting in Plymouth

    28 March 2015

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  • 8

    Yorkshire Transition information event – Bradford

    8 April 2015

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  • 10

    Glasgow Central Station Collection

    10 April 2015

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