Claire O’Hanlon, MBE, who chairs Muscular Dystrophy UK’s Northern Irish Council, has clambered over three Irish peaks in just three weeks, often carrying nine year- old Luke, a
Through Trailblazers I can use my disability to help others in a similar situation to myself.
Laura Bizzey (19) from Suffolk has Minicore Myopathy Muscular Dystrophy.
Limb girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) is the name given to a group of conditions that causes weakness and wasting of the muscles in the arms and legs.
Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic condition and the leading genetic cause of death in children.
55-year-old Val Wintle, from Poole, Dorset, has mitochondrial myopathy. She was diagnosed in 1996, at the age of 36.
Harry’s mum first noticed a problem with his mobility when he was a toddler, and he was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy when he was four –and-a -half years old.
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a muscle wasting condition that usually only affects males.
Photo by Andy Brooks
Today (7th September) is World Duchenne Awareness Day, which aims to raise awareness around the world of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and its impact on those li
Joanne Ashton (pictured right) and her eleven-year-old son Liam live in Liverpool.
Being a Trailblazer offers not only an opportunity to share your experiences with others, but to challenge yourself to do something new.
Charcot Marie Tooth disease (CMT) is a group of genetic conditions affecting the peripheral nerves, which connect the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body.