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How can I support a loved one with muscular dystrophy?

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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Talk and love

People with muscular dystrophy have the same social needs that we all have, so continuing to interact and spend time with them is a huge plus.
They're also in a position to teach us all some important lessons about life. Encourage them to do so. In addition, people with muscular dystrophy have a need to be as functionally independent as possible and to set and work toward goals. Best wishes!

In brief: Talk and love

People with muscular dystrophy have the same social needs that we all have, so continuing to interact and spend time with them is a huge plus.
They're also in a position to teach us all some important lessons about life. Encourage them to do so. In addition, people with muscular dystrophy have a need to be as functionally independent as possible and to set and work toward goals. Best wishes!
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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Dr. Keith Baldwin
Orthopedic Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Care for them

Love them, care for them, and get them into a good neuromuscular clinic.
Generally free standing children's hospitals have such multidisciplinary clinics which can be a great "one stop shop" for medical care for your loved one.

In brief: Care for them

Love them, care for them, and get them into a good neuromuscular clinic.
Generally free standing children's hospitals have such multidisciplinary clinics which can be a great "one stop shop" for medical care for your loved one.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
Dr. Keith Baldwin
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