Muscular Dystrophy UK

Muscular Dystrophy UK (previously known as the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign) is a charity that brings individuals, families and professionals together to beat muscle-wasting conditions.

Founded in 1959, the charity deals with more than 60 rare and very rare progressive muscle-weakening and wasting conditions, affecting around 70,000 children and adults in the UK.

It also:

  • supports high quality research to find effective treatments and cures for all muscle-wasting conditions
  • campaigns for faster access to emerging treatments and specialist NHS care and support
  • provides a range of services and resources to help people live as independently as possible.

Age group

0-25 years old

Contact number

0800 652 6352