Myositis info

Myositis is a rare muscle disease that causes muscle weakness. Use these pages to find out more.

What is myositis?

Find out what myositis is and what causes it.

More about myositis

Types of myositis

There different types of myositis and some complications.

Explore the different conditions

Recently diagnosed

Start here if you or someone you know has recently been diagnosed with myositis.

Read advice following diagnosis

Living with myositis

There are lots of different ways and techniques to help cope with myositis.

Discover more about living with myositis

Treatments and therapies

Different treatments and therapies are available to those with myositis.

Find out more about treatments and therapies

Become a member

Stay in the loop on all things myositis by becoming a member of Myositis UK or signing-up to our mailing list.

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Myositis UK produces leaflets, newsletters and publications with further information on myositis.

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Useful links

Explore a host of useful links related to myositis.

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