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Neuromuscular Disorders Clinic

Appointments and Info: 859-323-5661

For more information, contact UK Neurology.

The Neuromuscular Disorders Clinic specializes in the evaluation and the newest treatment of the entire spectrum of neuromuscular disorders. The Muscular Dystrophy Association sponsors the Muscular Dystrophy Clinic. Some of the diseases treated include Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy, Myotonic Dystrophy, Polymyositis, Myasthenia Gravis, Peripheral Neuropathy, and Motor Neuron Disease (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS).

The Botulinum Toxin (Botox) Treatment Clinic at the University of Kentucky began in 1989. The neurologists have extensive experience in treating a wide range of conditions with botulinum toxin, in particular spasmodic torticollis (cervical dystonia).

Neuromuscular disorders treated include:

Nerve Disorders 

  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth
  • Dejerine-Sottas
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Dysautonomias
  • Mononeuropathy Multiplex

Motor Neuron Disorders 

  • Post Polio Syndrome
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy 

Neuromuscular Junction Disorders 

  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Lambert-Eaton Syndrome
  • Botulism   

Muscle Disorders 

  • Polymyositis
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Limb-girdle MD
  • Facioscapulohumeral MD


  • Blepharospasm
  • Writer's Cramp
  • Spasmodic Torticollis (Cervical dystonia)
  • Spasmodic Dysphonia

Our physicians

Kevin R. Nelson, MD - Director
Dominic B. Fee, MD
Edward J. Kasarskis, MD
Stephen J. Ryan, MD  

Page last updated: 10/16/2013 4:29:52 PM