There is currently no treatment for most forms of muscular dystrophy. However, there important things to do for these patients, such as protecting against problems with the heart or lungs. In addition, sometimes someone with muscular dystrophy may be incorrectly diagnosed with a condition called myositis. The medications used for myositis can have serious side effects, so they should not be used unnecessarily. At the Center for Complex Neurology, you will benefit from Dr. Saperstein’s over 20 years of experience in diagnosing, treating, and researching muscular dystrophy.