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Muscle Disorders

Also known as Baclofen, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Glycogen Storage Disease, McArdle’s Disease, Myoclonus, Pompe's Disease, Tarui's Disease, Von Gierke's Disease

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  • Neck Muscle Issue. Help!

    Hi all. I have been feeling poorly for around 18 months now. Lost story short I was diagnosed with labyrinthitus in July last year and ended up having 8 months off work. The symptoms were horrendous for a month or two but slowly but surely improved. I went to an ENT specialist privately and they...

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  • Muscle twitches and spasms all over body

    This particular problem started about 5 years ago, however it was much more mild and not as worrying. The muscle twitches originally started in my feet and legs, and was more of an annoyance than anything. At the time I also had trouble sleeping, so my doctor suggested a sleep study, perhaps the twitching...

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  • Body wide twitching for 5 weeks scares it is ALS

    I have been having body wide ransoms fine twitching all over. It has been going on for 5 weeks but nothing else is wrong. No abnormal labs normal MRI everything normal but the weird fine random twitching everywhere. Which is a symptom of ALS. I am afraid and have no one to talk to. Anyone else have this...

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  • A poking-like sensation on various parts of my body

    I’m not sure if my case could be classified as muscle disorder, but definitely there is something wrong with it. I’ve been suffering from sleep disorder for the past ten years. One of the symptoms that keep on interrupting my sleep at night is a sensation of a very focused pulsation, a poking-like sensation,...

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  • Sudden back pain still around for a week now?

    Hi, last Friday I was running a lot of errands and kept lifting my infant in his baby carrier in and out of my truck, I think this cause some type of muscle strain in my back. I had some dull pain that night and then woke up the next morning with incredible pain that was hard to walk around or do anything....

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  • Rib and Chest pain

    Hello everybody. I hope you don't mind but I am new to this forum and have not been diagnosed with anything as of yet. I am having a number of tests and scans done for my abdomen in the mean time as doctors are edging more towards this.  I was just curious as to whether or not anybody else...

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  • Muscle twitches

    I was ill and during my illness I had severe pressure in my forehead skull and numbness on my face severe nausea. Two weeks into this I developed muscle twitches from waist down all over my buttocks and legs. They subsided but returned 6 weeks later and were all over my body. I was very ill those first...

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  • Muscle twitching + Chilling burning feeling + fatigue for 2+ years

    For past two years (even more), I have been feeling twitches all over my body. In first year they were limited to arms and legs but now they're poking around rib-cage, buttocks, eyes, neck, and as I write this I can feel one behind ankle. This is lot more visible when I lay down to sleep, sometimes...

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  • My right leg hurts so much!

    Thursday I ran for 30 minutes and then began a harsh leg workout! A 1 hour and 30 minutes workout! It was that long because I didn't notice time go by. Too busy killing it! Well, 2 days later, my legs hurts so much! My left leg hurts way more though! I can barely walk! The inside of my leg, like...

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  • unidentified myopathy?

    I was suspected of having polymyalgia rheumatica after a heart op.  that went well - only I didnt recover muscle strength in spite of time effort and remedial classes. Now four years later even standing is becoming exhausting work; Im tired dull and depressed . Oddly it doesnt hurt, never has, which...

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  • Constant twitching in left buttock/upper thigh!!

    Hello everyone, just a quick background...I am 25 year old female, I have been in physical therapy for a couple weeks now, about 6 years ago I was in a minor finder bender and I believe I got whiplash in my neck. I have suffered with pain in my neck for years with no help from pain medication or doctors....

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  • Muscle weakness

    Hi everyone,  I have been experiencing muscle weakness for some time now, this happened after glycogen deleption, my legs have regained strength, it's just my upper body and arms that feel floppy and weak along with constant lightheadedness. Does anyone have any idea as to what this could...

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  • lgmd and my experiences....

    Dear, I am 29 years old and in year 1995, I felt something wrong is happening to my strength. Later on in 1999 biopsy confirmed it was lgmd and till date my every dream is ruined because of this. Every winter it makes me more helpless . Raising from chair, no stairs, no raising arms, walking and gradually...

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  • i have clonus

    ,i have had it for sometime,but i keep losing my balance,and dropping things on the floor or on myself and i and getting very angry,annoyed,and frustrated,it affects my head and neck both arms hands,both legs,it can come on at any time.last june i had it for 8 days on the trot,thent started again 2 weeks...

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  • help

    I hate writing these posts because I never know where to start..I hope this will be my last one..anyway. I keep waking up in the middle of the night with both of my arms feeling SO weird and it freaks me out so bad..you know when you were younger and you'd first wake up and try to clench your fist??...

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  • Neurologist won't order EMG

    I have been having severe muscle weakness and nonstop spasms/cramps that started in my left foot but have now spread throughout almost my whole body and want to get tested for ALS and/or get to the bottom of my symptoms. However, the neurologist I got referred to (who I am stuck with due to insurance)...

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  • Feeling of fatigue in thighs and arms.

    Hi all, I’m a 44 yr old male and have recently started getting a feeling of heavy fatigue in my thighs and Arms, sometimes lower arm but usually upper arm. I am a left BK amputee but don’t think that’s relevant because it happened 5 years ago and been fine with my prosthetic. About 2 months ago I started...

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  • Muscle pain and weakness caused by colchicine

    Some months back I went to the Dr with constant pains and loss of mobility in my wrist and hands. I was diagnosed with Gout and the Dr put on Naproxen, which did nothing, and then put me on Colchicine, and right away I started having problems with muscle fatigue, weakness and pain. I cannot even lift...

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  • Anyone give any exercises to strengthen abdominal muscles ???

    In September I was ill I had Gastritis, and was being sick, I  felt something go, muscle wise in my abdomen on the right side. I went to the doctors and was told it was Gastritis and got put on tablets, I still had this pain on the right hand side, so went to the doctors and said it was probably...

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  • butt twitching on one side

    Hi all! Iv'e been experiencing butt twitching on my right cheek only. The spasms/ twitching are not painful its very annoying! This happens randomly when I'm sitting or laying down in my bed. When I walk or stretch it goes away. I also have been on anxiety and OCD meds for over 2 months. Someone...

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  • Chronic rhomboid and traps muscle spasm

    I'm back again, I'm really struggling right now, my rhomboids and trapezius muscles keep going into spasm, it's almost in a daily basis and sometimes they last for months, weeks or a few days but no sooner does it settle it starts again without any warning and this can be when I'm just...

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  • What happened to you the years before your ALS diagnoses?

    Four years ago I started having Muscles spasms in both calves that just would not go away. I would drink lots of water and take magnesium and patassium over the counter supplements, but nothing would work. They happened all the time, and at times, the spasms would happen in my feet and hands. Then...

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  • Constantly sore and inflamed soleus muscles

    My husband had a standing job for many years.  Now he feels sore and inflamed soleus along with achillis tendon on both legs all the time even at rest. He was told by the doctor to rest, to do stretching and to do exercises on a step. It helps a little but then 5 minutes of standing ruins everything....

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  • Pulled Muscles Constantly

    I have been having pulled muscles concentrating in my neck and upper back but also in my pecs for two years now.  I can go a month or two without any issues then out of seemingly no where I cant turn my neck with out excruciating pain, this can last up to 2 months depending on medicine (Baclofen)...

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  • Excercise?

    Hello all, I’m 19 and I have LGMD. I was diagnosed when I was 8 and I’ve lived a fairly normal life with I.t, other than being limited physically here and there. I still played sports when I was younger, was able to do a lot of activity, and was never too broken by my disorder. However, within the last...

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  • Whole body muscle weakness/atrophy on right side

    My symptoms are below: -Mid 2006- Felt right leg week when I am exercising. Felt right hand weak and fine tremor. -Did all possible tests and MRI,EMG, everything normal in 2008. -2006-2017 - I let it go and nothing was bothering. -But meanwhile all the length I have observed that my right side of the...

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  • Muscle weakness progression

    Hi everyone, I'm a 32 year old female. I am pretty close to receiving a diagnosis--I have an appt on the 21st to go over my muscle biopsy results. Just reaching out more for the sake of community as I feel pretty alone and don't want to wear down my family and friends with my neuroticism surrounding...

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  • Glucogen storage disorder testing

    Hey all, i am a 22yr old male and have had problems for quite awhile now.. all test ive had done so fsr have been completely normal..  was just wondering what tests i should be asking for and what tests you had for a diagnosis..  i am trying to get my gp to do a oral glucose test but because...

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  • Someone PLEASE help me!

    Hi Guys & Girls!  So basically this is my story for the last 1month and a half. One day in summer I fell the stairs on my back, after it was not hurting and it passed away so I didn't worry so much. After a month or so I started the gym... I was not  stretching, wasn't warming...

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  • Anxiety & muscle twitching randomly

    Hi all!  Last month I suffered from pain in my right calf. I used to go to the gym and one day after, my calf started to be painful. Went to the doctor as my first thought was a blood clot. He was sure that it wasn't a blood cloth and it was a muscle injury. After a week/ 2 weeks after I went...

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