Category Archives: Muscle Disease

Meige Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

It’s a rare form of Dystonia, a movement disorder that affects the jaws, the tongue, and the eyes. Dystonia refers to involuntary and irregular muscle contractions that result in movement disorders. Meige Syndrome describes a neurological condition that consists of a combination of two types of Dystonia; Blepharospasm, and Oromandibular Dystonia. Blepharospasm features involuntary eye blinking or eye… Read More »

Camptodactyly: Causes, Signs and Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

It’s a term used to describe a rare condition that results in the permanent flexion contracture of multiple fingers. This medical term comes from the greek “klínein,” which means “to bend;” and “dáktulos,” which is “digit.” When combined in “Camptodactyly,” the word ends up meaning “bent finger.” Camptodactyly consists of the position of flexion focused on the proximal… Read More »

What is Fibromyalgia? Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Fibromyalgia refers to a condition that causes widespread pain and fatigue. Fibromyalgia or FMS (Fibromyalgia Syndrome) is a chronic condition that affects the muscles and tissues of the body causing widespread pain throughout the body. The effect is not just pain; such discomfort gets heightened by pressure and causes further problems like irritable bowel syndrome, bladder abnormalities, and… Read More »