muscle biopsy

  1. B

    Sorry but I have a update and a concern

    Hello I'm sorry to bother you I'm not sure if you remember me my husband thought he had Als but his emg only showed signs of myopathy. I have let the thought go but yesterday we went to Parkland for a clinical exam with a neuro and we suspected that after seeing the emg they would do a muscle...
  2. L

    Progression over a year

    I have a closed thread about atrophy in my gastrocnemius. Here is my story until now. May of 2017, tore gastroc. At PT they thought it seemed neurologic and their hypothesis was that the tear was secondary to existing atrophy that I had not noticed. My toe taps on the affected leg were...
  3. W

    Beside ourselves, please read.

    Hi All, I was wondering if you could give me your opinion on my husband. For about a year he was having issues with his back. He tried physical therapy and epidurals. Nothing seemed to help. Fast forward to a couple of months ago...we both started noticing him limping. He noticed that his...
  4. W

    Absolutely Frightened - Insight?

    So I've tried to stay away from posting on this board, but just received a call from my doctor and it has me absolutely terrified. My timeline... About two weeks ago I started to feel weakness in my left hand. It wasn't the type of clinical weakness you read about here, but in doing some back...
  5. K

    Looking for advice

    hello everyone. I am 28 years old, I have had tingling and muscle twitching in the bottom of my left foot and left calf for over four months. I finally went to the DR. he did a neurological examine. (had me stand on my toes, heels, pushed on my legs, feet, up and down, squeezed fingers etc. He...
  6. J

    Neurologic condition still unclear

    Hi all, I sincerely hope I don't insult you by posting here. I have a pretty horrible neurological illness and facing difficulty getting clear diagnosis. I'm not convinced it's als but have thought of PMA. I have numerous rheumatic autoimmune conditions including sjogrens which has caused severe...
  7. J

    Muscle Biopsy report, ALS?

    For those who have had a muscle biopsy that confirmed your als diagnosis, can you share? There isn’t much to be found on the web and I am curious about mine. Here is mine, which I am waiting and fearing the worst with “deinnervation with associated reinnervation.” In addition to this, I...
  8. K

    Possible ALS symptoms?

    Hello everyone, Firstly to all of those living with this terrible disease, god bless you. My uncle was diagnosed with ALS in 2013 and unfortunately passed away last year at age 66. Firstly I am 27. I suffer from GAD (generalized anxiety disorder.) and OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder.) Last...
  9. G

    Just some questions

    Hi everybody I was diagnosed with motor neuron disease about ten years ago, and since, I’ve been told I don’t have motor neuron disease, and I’ve also been told that I may have a neuropathy, or some form of limb girdle muscular dystrophy. I’ll try to make this pithy, but it’s a long story, if...
  10. A

    Denervation and reinnervation after 11 years

    Hello all, I started twitching almost 11 years ago, in November 2006. Since then, I've had problems with exercise intolerance and exertional weakness-- my muscles will shake or become weak after carrying items or shoveling snow, but I can still walk, talk, button my shirts and live my day to...
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