Neuromuscular Clinic

Akron Children's Neuromuscular Clinic provides evaluation and treatment for infants, children, teens and young adults with muscular dystrophy, inherited disorders characterized by progressive muscle weakness, and loss of muscle tissue. Read More...

Mosher Kathryn
Kathryn Mosher, MD
Pediatric Physiatrist Director, Neuromuscular Clinic

Baird Micah
Micah Baird, MD
Pediatric Physiatrist and Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation

Najarian Christopher
Christopher Najarian, MD
Pediatric Physiatrist Director, Spasticity Clinic

Conditions We Treat

Conditions we treat
Here are some of the conditions treated in this department. Select a condition to get more information and resources: Muscular Dystrophy, and Neuromuscular Disorders.



Our neuromuscular clinic evaluates and treats infants, children, teens and young adults with progressive muscle weakness and loss of muscle tissue.

The most common forms we treat are Duchenne’s, Becker’s and limb-girdle muscular dystrophies. We also treat other neuromuscular disorders, such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and spinal muscular atrophy.

We provide treatments that address the underlying disease and other medical concerns associated with your child’s disorder. If necessary, our team will evaluate patients for therapy, bracing and equipment.

Our goal is to help patients and families live as normal, productive lives as possible.


What To Expect

Our team tailors treatment to meet your child’s specific needs. Our team includes:

Occasionally, our team also includes specialists from gastroenterology and pediatric intensive care.

Our clinic is offered the second Wednesday of each month, 8 a.m. to noon.


Patient Family Resources

We know you must have many questions about your child's condition. We hope you find these articles helpful.

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Akron Children's Hospital
NeuroDevelopmental Science Center
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery St., Suite 4400
Akron , OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-8050
Fax: 330-543-8054
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