Condition Information

The MDA provides information about your specific neuromuscular condition and anything related. Your local branch has information about services available in your area as well as linking you to the MDA Fieldworker Service. Alternatively you can phone the National Office with any questions you may have. If your condition is not listed please contact us for more information.

For an alphabetised list of conditions covered by the Muscular Dystrophy Association of NZ please click here.

Muscular Dystrophies

including Ullrich, Bethlem and Fukuyama, Muscle-Eye-Brain and Walker Warberg Syndrome

Metabolic Diseases of the Muscle - ALL TYPES which includes:

Myopathies - ALL TYPES which includes: 

Inflammatory Myopathies

Inherited Ataxias

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias - ALL TYPES

Also called Familial Spastic Paraparesis

Diseases of the Motor Neurons

Diseases of the Peripheral Nerve

  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT) (Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathy)
    -including Dejerine-Sottas Disease (CMT Type 3)

  • Hereditary Sensory Neuropathy 

Diseases of the Neuromuscular Junction


Leucodystrophies - ALL TYPES

  • Adrenoleucodystrophy

  • Adrenomyeloneuropathy

  • Metachromatic Leucodystrophy