Illinois Neurological Institute

Conditions We Treat

Neuromuscular disorders affect the body’s muscles and nerves. These disorders lead to weakness, numbness, tingling or pain in the limbs. Paralysis and respiratory distress can also occur. Neuromuscular disorders affect 1.5 million Americans each year. The disorders strike both young and old with diseases including: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease), peripheral neuropathy, myasthenia gravis and myopathies.

At the INI we treat these conditions and symptoms:

  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome (AIDP) and Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Neuropathy (CIDP)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM)
  • Inflammatory Myopathy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myasthenic Syndrome
  • Paraneoplastic Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Periodic Paralysis
  • Muscular Dystrophies
  • ALS
  • Carpal Tunnel and Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Muscle Pain, Cramps and Spasms
  • Muscle Stiffness