Muscular Dystrophy

  • There are 220 people in Spokane registered with The Muscular Dystrophy Association.  There are 723 people registered with them in their Inland Northwest Chapter covering eastern Washington, north Idaho, and northeastern Oregon.  (Inland NW Chapter of The Muscular Dystrophy Assn, 2015) 

  • There are 43 neuromuscular diseases that fall under the umbrella of Muscular Dystrophy, including ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) or more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease.