Are there any medicines or therapies to cure or alleviate the disease?

There is currently no available cure for LAMA2-CMD but there are existing treatments and therapies to help alleviate the symptoms. Physiotherapy can help prevent muscle contractures, and a specific exercise programme should be led by a physiotherapist as early as possible. Often, surgery may be required to help release the contractures.

Ask the expert

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Do you have a question for one of the experts or researchers with whom we are in contact? About an investigation, a treatment method or other information that you are looking for? Submit your question and we will get you a personal answer as soon as possible. We will also publish the answer on this website.

The driving forces behind Lama2.com

View all partners