Floating away, reducing the pain

Today, we have a guest blog from our Campaigns volunteer, Fiona Scrase, about her visit to a nearby floatation centre last week: “Every week on my way to the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Head Office I would walk past a billboard which always caught my eye – ‘ultimate relaxation’ – with a woman looking blissfully relaxed. … Continue reading

Research Project – Accessibility to Hydrotherapy

The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign seeks to ensure better informational access for neuromuscular patients in obtaining hydrotherapy. Hydrotherapy is vitally important for people living with muscular dystrophy in keeping their muscle function stronger for longer. This is why a recent in-depth research project has been undertaken investigating and outlining hydrotherapy services that are available across England. … Continue reading

The Equality Act and the Right to Local Care

Travelling long distances to receive care is something we know affects many patients with a neuromuscular condition. The costs associated with this are often large and not met by the benefits an individual may receive. At the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, we continue to work hard to raise national standards of care, so that wherever you … Continue reading