• Empowering Muscular Dystrophy afflicts since 1992

Who We Are

Indian Association of Muscular Dystrophy (IAMD) is a registered society of India working mainly in the field of Muscular Dystrophy in the entire country and for other disabilities in the state of Himachal since 1992. This is one of the oldest societies of India to work for the cause of Muscular Dystrophy. In its initial years Indian Association of Muscular Dystrophy worked towards the much required awareness creation about the disease, organized awareness and activity camps in different parts of India and provided one platform to Muscular Dystrophy effected people and their families where they could discuss and find solutions to their problems.

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About Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular Dystrophy refers to a progressive neuromuscular genetic disorder where the muscles gradually lose their strength leading to complete immobility and dependence on others for everyday activities. Muscular Dystrophy can occur at any age. Sometimes it affects more than one sibling in a family. In India, more than 4000 children are born with Muscular Dystrophy (MD) each year. Mainly, there are 9 types of Muscular Dystrophy of varying intensity.

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Integrated Muscular Dystrophy Rehabilitation Center

The Indian Association of Muscular Dystrophy has established a 50 bedded Integrated Muscular Dystrophy Rehabilitation Center- “Manav Mandir” in Solan (H.P), for the rehabilitation and management training for the patients of Muscular Dystrophy and their families. The outdoor and indoor services at this center started in January 2017.

This is a seven-storied building, out of which 5 stories are being utilized and the rest are under construction. The entire area is 277.54 Sq. Meters. The center is very sunny and scenic and is surrounded by beautiful hills and valleys. The entire building is wheelchair accessible. The center is a little away from the hustle-bustle of the town to provide peace and quiet to the participants but well connected with the city center.

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