Muscular Dystrophy UK

Muscular Dystrophy UK

At a glance


  • Campaigning
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Physical disabilities

Other details

Geographical remit: 
National - Britain


The mission
We are the UK charity for individuals and families living with muscle-wasting conditions.

  • We support research to drive the development of effective treatments and cures.
  • We ensure access to specialist NHS care and support.
  • We provide services and promote opportunities to enable individuals and their families to live as independently as possible.

We know we can beat muscle-wasting conditions more quickly if we work together.


Who we are:
We’re the thousands of people affected by muscular dystrophy, professionals, researchers, volunteers, supporters and campaigners. Together we’re bringing forward the day when we beat muscular dystrophy.


  • Over 70,000 young children and adults live with a muscle-wasting condition in the UK today. There’s no cure, it limits and, in many cases, shortens lives.
  • Muscular Dystrophy UK funds pioneering research into treatments and cures to improve lives today and transform those for future generations.
  • We’re here with information, advice and support to help people with or affected by the condition to live well with muscular dystrophy. And we’re driving change to see better care so that people can stay active, independent and connected.


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